5 Steps to Fall Prevention

5 Steps to Fall Prevention

Wrapping up our series on falls and fall risk mitigation, we have these five tips for preventing falls. Be sure to read the other articles, Ear Function and Balance, Vision and Fall Risk, and Hearing Linked to Fall Risk. Also, be sure to check out our Facts About...
Hearing Linked to Fall Risk

Hearing Linked to Fall Risk

It’s incredibly important that we take any steps to reduce the risk of falls for seniors, and that’s the focus of this series on Falls and Fall Mitigation. Fall injuries among seniors result in hospitalization for more than 800,000 patients each year. Most falling...
Vision & Fall Risk

Vision & Fall Risk

For seniors, falling can cause serious injury. Fall prevention for seniors is the focus of Aria’s latest blog series. One in four individuals over the age of 65 will suffer a fall this year. [1] Falling is extremely dangerous for seniors, one in five who suffer a fall...
Ear Function and Balance

Ear Function and Balance

Falls are dangerous for seniors and the medical expenses associated with falls can be prohibitive. The most common type of fatal and non-fatal injury in seniors is falling. [1] Most seniors don’t bring up non-injurious falls with their doctors and as a result, fail to...
Vision Challenges Following a Stroke

Vision Challenges Following a Stroke

Your vision depends upon two factors: healthy eyes and healthy visual processing in the brain. Visual processing happens in your occipital lobe (‘vision’), The temporal and parietal lobes enable you to ID and categorize objects, recognize faces, and have...