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Q and A: Falling risks, even with a walker

Question: Is it true that walkers can cause people to fall? My wife uses one and she seems to have trouble handling it.  Answer: Walkers, canes, and other assistive devices are a tremendous help in staving off falls and for good reason: Every year about a million and a half older people are injured from… Read more »

Q and A: My husband is subject to falls. What should I do?

Question: My husband has recently fallen three times and laughs it off, but I’m worried that something is wrong. What should I do? Answer: Plenty of comedians have been falling or tripping for years to get a quick laugh from their audience. But, it sure isn’t  a laughing matter when you’re older: Every year nearly… Read more »