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Happy Fall to all of our readers. The crisp air, football games, bands and pumpkin patches along with Halloween makes this season a favorite of mine. It also brings up memories of the start of the school year. Even though my son is a grown adult with children of his own, I still feel myself looking at school ads and feeling that rush that all moms know so well. I even have strong memories from my school days.

Fall is also a good time to take a look around us to make sure we are doing all we can for Wellness. One of the biggest challenges to staying strong and independent is the risk of falling; so I have decided to share some tips from experts. Many thanks to our very own risk manager, Katrina Summersett, for assisting:

Senior fall prevention tips

  • Regular exercise for strength/balance
  • Shoes with non-skid soles
  • No cords in walkway
  • No throw rugs
  • Clean up spills right away
  • Keep home well lit