Fall Prevention

What to do after a fall

Our bodies change with age. Our vision can get fuzzy, our muscles may get weaker, and our steps can get shorter. It’s a normal part of the aging process, no …

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Researchers: Future falls detection devices should meet emotional needs

A growing number of researchers are exploring the way that humans interact with computers. So much, in fact, that a common term has taken hold to describe this field of …

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Wisconsin researchers Americanize an Australian fall prevention program to increase its U.S. reach

Can a program that reduced falls among Australia’s older adults by 31 percent find widespread popularity in the U.S.? Although the Stepping On program was first introduced in North America …

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