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changing the way we think about fall prevention

For many older adults and their healthcare providers, falls are something to be prepared for, rather than avoided. According to the CDC, falls affect over 25% of the elderly American each year, and can often lead to further hospitalizations and other injuries. However, despite this high rate of occurrence, many medical professionals and trailblazers believe…
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effects of covid-19 on the elderly

Introduction COVID-19, commonly referred to as Coronavirus, is a highly contagious respiratory disease which has spread across the world throughout 2020. While mild symptoms are common, some progress to acute respiratory distress, requiring the use of a respirator and sometimes leading to death. The elderly and people with existing respiratory conditions are considered high-risk for…
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