FOX 34 Your Health: Fall prevention for elderly

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Updated: 4/02/2014 11:03 am
On the cusp of National Fall Prevention Month, a nurse with Interim HealthCare provided tips to protecting older adults and discusses the associated risks and dangers.

During an interview on Good Day Lubbock, Conny Rector, RN, said simple tumbles can actually lead to serious injury for seniors in a weak state.

Click on the attached document, "Fall Prevention," for the guide.
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