Blog Posts tagged with: Balance

Preventing Falls

Preventing falls is a major concern for injury prevention. We know that regardless of age, even a mild untreated hearing loss can increase a person’s risk for falls. As we age, however, not only does the risk of falling increase, but the potential consequences can become more complex and long-term. November is Falls Prevention month, … Continue reading 

November is Falls Prevention Month

The risk of falls presents more issues than just a few scrapes and bruises. A fall can lead to increased social isolation, increased burden on caregivers and the health care system, and even increased risk for future falls. Given that Nova Scotia has an aging population, the risk of falls in older adults is a … Continue reading