The data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tells that falls are the most common factors that cause serious injuries in the old Americans typically aged 65 or above. Though there are several ways to avoid the incidents, however not every incident can be avoided but taking all the necessary preventive measures will definitely lessen the harm.
There are a few factors that play a part in causing the elder people to tumble or fall such as, a decline in their physical health which is caused by inactivity and decreased muscle strength, weaker eyesight, that makes it difficult for the elderly to point out the hurdles. Along with these factors, others include, high intake of medications which is extremely important for the older people to regularly consume in order to keep their health stable. Some chronic diseases such as Parkinson’s disease, Arthritis and Alzheimer’s disease are also responsible for causing nasty tumbles.
There are a few more factors that our elder loved ones cannot instantly respond to and hence indulge in trouble. Wondering how you can save your loved ones from all the factors listed in the infographic? Well, try modifying and replacing your house items due to which the elder people are susceptible to fall.