Alliance Senior Care Provides Recovery Assistance for Seniors After Falls

Home care services are a great way to help seniors manage their lives throughout the recovery process after an injury due to fall. According to a report by the U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC), among senior citizens (65 years of age and older), “falls are the leading cause of injury death… and are also the most common cause of non-fatal injuries and hospital admissions for trauma.” Falls are extremely common amongst senior citizens, and the consequences can be detrimental to their overall health and independence. Being cautious by utilizing Alliance Senior Care’s home care services could ultimately help seniors retain their independence throughout and after the recovery process. Staying Comfortable at Home An unfortunate consequence of the injury sustained, falls are one of the main causes for seniors having to give up their independence and move into long-term elderly care facilities. According to the CDC, seniors age 75 or older are four times more likely to be admitted to a long-term care facility for a year or longer. Though these facilities can be great for some, most seniors agree that even highest quality facilities cannot provide the same sense of independence and comfort of living at home. Home care [...]