Fall Prevention Exercises: Simple Exercises Can Prevent Falls for People Living with Dementia

Fall Prevention Exercises

Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries among older adults. Fall prevention exercises that focus on balance and strength training can reduce the risk of falling. These fall prevention exercises are especially important for those living with dementia because they fall four times as often as adults without dementia. While they may have difficulty learning new activities, those living with …

SafelyYou Scales AI at the Edge of Healthcare with NVIDIA Clara Guardian

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SafelyYou Scales AI at the Edge of Healthcare with NVIDIA Clara GuardianThe delivery of healthcare is increasingly challenging with having to do more with less resources. Smart sensors such as AI-enabled cameras and microphones can act as eyes and ears that can ensure public safety, improve patient care, and enhance operational efficiency at healthcare facilities. …

Occupational Therapist Q&A: How is video review impacting the traditional fall assessment process?

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There has been a staggering 20% increase in falls for residents in memory care communities since social distancing and shelter and place orders went into effect. Depending on the specific restrictions in place around the country, many occupational therapists and other health care providers are not able to enter assisted living or memory care communities. …

AI Helps Uncover Needed Medication Adjustments To Help Reduce Falls in Memory Care

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Adults living with dementia in assisted living and skilled nursing communities fall four times per year on average — nearly twice as often as those without dementia. An estimated 80% of falls in memory care communities are unwitnessed. Since every unwitnessed fall could result in a head injury, care staff often must call emergency services. …