5 fall prevention for aging parents

fall prevention guarday by iElder

GET SOME PHYSICAL EXERCISE
Exercise programs such as balance training,
pedal cycling, sandbag strengthening and gait
training can increase strength, improve static
& dynamic balance, walking ability, at the
same time, it reduce risk of falling.

 

BE MINDFUL OF MEDICATIONS
Certain medicines or combinations of
medicines can have side effects (drug
interactions) which can lead to risk of
falls such as dizziness or drowsiness.
Regularly having a doctor or pharmacist
to check & review all medications can
help reduce risk of falling.

 

KEEP ELDERLY’S VISION AND
HEARING SHARP
Human vision&hearing will be affected due to
aging process. Poor vision&hearing can make it
harder to walk around safely. Older adults
should have their eyes&ears checked every
year and wear glasses/hearing aid devices with
the right prescription strength.

FALL DETECTION DEVICE
GuarDay is a unique fall detection and
emergency solution that works
everywhere, anytime. Your parents just
need to wear it and in the case of
emergency or fall, it will automatically
send an alert to pre-nominated
numbers. They will receive your exact
location via SMS and GuarDay will call
all the numbers until someone picks
up.Your parents will stay connected
24/7 in the case of emergency.

home safety check up to
ensure environment are hazard-free.


ENVIRONMENTAL/LIFESTYLE
MODIFICATION

Carry on regular home safety check up to
ensure environment are hazard-free.


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