Fall Prevention for the Elderly: 10 Specific Ways to Prevent Falls for Seniors

  • by Jane John-Nwankwo RN MSN
  • Narrated by Trevor Clinger
  • 0 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

With aging, people's risk for falling increases because their senses dim and nervous systems tends to deteriorate. Elderly people often suffer from weakened vision and the balance mechanism in their ears becomes less accurate. The sedentary lifestyle of theirs may lead to muscle loss, thereby leading to falls. In seniors, even a minor fall may at times lead to fractured bones.
Following the suggestions included here will help to prevent your seniors from innumerable common hazards that may lead to disabling or, in rare cases, fatal falls. These suggestions are sure to help seniors lead a safe life.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Really useful book!

This book was extremely helpful in helping me prepare living arrangements for one of my family members. I know falls can be sometimes fatal, so having the knowledge that this book provides can be life saving!
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- peggy

Will use these tips everyday at work

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes, I would recommend this to all my STNA coworkers you have to be aware of the elderly falling on a daily basis.

What about Trevor Clinger’s performance did you like?

He was clear and loud so the book could be easily understood.

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- Ntussia

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-19-2015
  • Publisher: Jane John-Nwankwo