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Fall dangers more prevalent with ice and snow

For 83-year-old Barbara Green of Fords, New Jersey, the cold winter months now mean being extra careful, as she suffered numerous injuries after slipping on ice last year, My Central Jersey ...

December 30, 2011

david_meistrell

Ways to keep seniors safe, healthy this winter

Winter can pose unique problems for people, as commuters need to give themselves a few extra minutes to warm up their cars in the morning and kids need more time to stack on extra layers of ...

December 27, 2011

Alan Wu

Study finds spike in broken arms among seniors, the majority due to falls

A recent study conducted by researchers from the University of California, Davis, has found that behind young children, seniors are the most likely age group to break their arms....

December 27, 2011

Jasmine Phu

Babyloid robot looks to curb elderly depression

Scientists continue to come up with new ideas for helping seniors remain healthy and happy as they age. ...

December 13, 2011

Alan Wu

Elderly woman trapped in old septic system for hours

A 68-year-old Adelanto, California, woman recently had the scare of a lifetime after she fell and was trapped in an old septic pit, Daily Press reports....

December 6, 2011

Lisa Wurth

Seniors need routines even after retirement

More people learn about structure and the importance of a routine from a young age and many times people stick with these regimens as they age. ...

December 6, 2011

Alan Wu

Senior man loses teeth after falling on uneven sidewalk

A Niagara Falls, Ontario, resident is looking for city officials to repair uneven sidewalks after he suffered a fall while walking his dog, The Niagara Falls Review reports....

December 2, 2011

david_meistrell

Elderly woman trapped in home for four days after falling

For senior Bettie Mantzke, the word mailman has a new meaning - hero. According to CBS affiliate station WTSP in Davenport, Iowa, mailman Michael Bitterman had been working his regular route...

November 22, 2011

Jasmine Phu

Seniors in NY apartment complex living in dangerous conditions

Elderly tenants living in an apartment complex in Brighton Beach, New York, are not pleased with their current situation, as many have been stuck in their apartments due to faulty elevators ...

November 17, 2011

Bryan Aldrige

Alberta starts new anti-fall campaign for seniors

Senior falls are becoming more of a problem, as they can cause both injury and added anxiety over falling again. To combat this, the Alberta Center for Injury Control and Research in Alberta...

November 15, 2011

Bryan Aldrige