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Falls Are Not a Normal Part of Aging

January 8, 2021 — Falls are common and costly, especially among Americans age 65 and older. But many falls are preventable, and they do not have to be an inevitable part of aging. Every second of every day, an older adult (age 65+) suffers a fall in the U.S.—making falls the leading cause of injury and injury death in... Read More

Technology Can Help Older Adults Lead Safer and More Comfortable Lives

February 10, 2020 —   While the stereotype that seniors are slow to adopt new technologies may be partially true, according to Pew Research, two-thirds of adults age 65 and older use the internet. In addition to the usual benefits that everyone enjoys, internet use helps many seniors stay connected to family and friends, an essential part of aging... Read More

Protect Yourself from Adverse Drug Events

August 12, 2019 —   An adverse drug event is a harmful reaction as the result of taking a drug. This may be from taking drugs that are dangerous when taken in combination, an overdose of a certain drug, or simply a bad reaction to a single drug. As more than a third of Americans over the age of... Read More