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Falls in the Elderly

Falls in the Elderly

According to the journal American Family Physician: falls are responsible for 70% of all accidental deaths in people over the age of 75 more than 90% of hip fractures are the result of falls, with most of them occurring in people over 70 years of age 1/3 of the elderly living at home and 60% … Continue reading

Assisted Living State Regulatory Review 2012

Assisted Living State Regulatory Review 2012

The National Center for Assisted Living (www.ncal.org) published the initial results of a survey by the federal government of assisted living/residential care units in the United States in Dec 2011. The survey found 37% of residents were receiving help with three or more ADL’s, 42% had Alzheimer’s or other dementias, 39% provided skilled nursing services … Continue reading