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Home modifications to make older lives easier

JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association

Author: Mitka, M.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 2001

Abstract:

Doctors can provide their elderly patients with the names of local agencies that can help patients make their homes safe to prevent falls. However, the most effective intervention is to teach elderly patients strength and balance training so they will be less likely to fall even outside the home.


Further Details

Pages: 1699-1701
Volume: 286
Issue: 14, Oct 10
Accession Number: September, 2011
Electronic Resource Number: 10.1001/jama.286.14.1699
Keywords: older, safety improvement, modification
Reads: 171
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