Preventing Falls at Home

Tips for preventing falls. Currently, falls are the leading cause of injury for adults aged 60 and over. Kristin Goodwin is a Doctorate of Occupational Therapy student and intern with Genesis, the rehabilitation services provider at Westminster Canterbury Richmond. Kristin suggests the following safety assessment and tips to help keep… Read More

Home Safety Tips!

Use light and assistive devices to keep you safe. We continue our focus on fall prevention with some simple measures from reviewing your medications to increasing your daily physical activities. According to the Mayo Clinic, fear of falling doesn’t have to rule your life when you put together a plan… Read More

Fall Prevention!

Get the facts to avoid a fall. Falling is perhaps the single biggest fear of a senior adult. We are all aware of what can happen if we accidently slip or miss a step. But for older adults, the results from a fall are more immediate and concerning. Here are… Read More