Elderly Fall Risks

Ashley Contreras | 06 October, 2021

            Elderly Fall Risks

Because seniors are so exposed to slips and falls, it's important to understand the risk factors that cause them. Risk factors can include:

  • Medication Use 
  • A Previous Fall
  • Vestibular Impairment 
  • Visual Impairment 
  • Decreased Sensation 
  • Increased Age

If an elderly relative or friend suffers from any of the mentioned risk factors, have them evaluated by their medical team to better understand the severity of symptoms.

After consulting their medical team, consider adding the Balance & Fall Prevention Kit to be used with their doctor or physical therapist to adjunct their vestibular rehabilitation.