Home Instead's blog Caregiver Stress has produced an innovative 8 part series of YouTube videos demonstrating fall prevention exercises and assessments.
Below is the first part in their series, the Chair Stands Assessment:
For more fall prevention online resources, Live Oak's Fall Prevention Resources section.
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The Raiser Lifting Cushion is a new companion system to their patient, bathroom, and bedroom lifting systems. Applying their innovative, battery powered, pneumatic technology to the living room and beyond. The Mangar Raiser Lifting Cushion is designed to give an extra boost standing up from chair and support while sitting back down.
Developed by the National Council on Aging (NCOA), Falls Prevention Day was started to highlight the significant issue of falls and help older Americans prevent future falls. The day, September 22nd (the first day of fall), included special, scientifically proven fall prevention exercise classes. Including everything from Ta-Chi to the groundbreaking FallScape.