Falls Can Threaten Independence

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Each year more than 1 million healthy, U.S. adults experience debilitating falls, and that number is expected to rise as the aging population grows to 2.5 percent of the total population by 2040, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease …

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Hearing Loss and Fall Prevention

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Having a hearing loss makes it difficult to communicate with your family, friends, and greatly increases your risk of falling. A new study recently discovered that a mild decrease in hearing ability can triple your chance of taking a fall. …

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