Call Text eMail
Plum's® Fall Protection Clothing Keeps Seniors Safe Active

Falls in Elderly Population

Falls are increasingly common in elderly individuals. As the country ages, falls are becoming epidemic.  Decrease mobility, isolation, cognitive impairment and depression are among many major symptoms of fall-related injuries in older adults. While some falls may be prevented, most falls cannot, leaving the adult child of an elderly parent or the caregiver feeling guilty and overwhelmed.  Fall prevention including vision checking, removing loose carpets, installing hand rails, and better lighting can be helpful. However, many individuals maintain safe and active lifestyles with fall protection clothing, such as protective headgear and hip protectors that are lightweight, attractive and have proven safety effectiveness, such as Plum’s® Fall Protection Clothing.  Preventing a head injury or hip fracture from a fall is a thousand times easier than curing the results and morbidity from a head injury or a hip fracture, particularly in the elderly

Author

admin

Website:

Related Posts

Plum® Keeps Kids Safe and Active with Fall Protection ProtectaCap® and ProtectaCap+Plus® Helmets head injuries, head trauma, brain injury, protective helmets

What You Should Know About Common Head Injuries in Children

A preventative strategy is an ideal approach to managing head...

Plum® Keeps Seniors Safe with Fall Protection Helmets and Hip Protectors

Here is How Fall Injuries in the Elderly Can Be Diminished

Fall injuries in medical facilities and nursing homes are a...

Plum's® ProtectaCap® and ProtectaCap+Plus® Helmets for head in jury prevention

Keeping People with Special Needs Safe From Fall Injuries

Many caregivers and guardians frequently assume that only children with...

Menu