The leaves can fall but not you! This month is Fall Prevention month, which is a great reminder to assess fall risks. Commonly, chronic health conditions such as heart disease, low blood pressure and dementia can play a role, as well as vision impairment, medications and muscle weakness. Many can be dismissive of falls as
Through practical lifestyle adjustments, prevention programs and community partnerships, the number of falls among seniors can be substantially reduced. Join Amy Warrior, the Communities of Care Program Manager at King County Emergency Medical Services, and Jeff Bellinghausen, of South King County Fire & Rescue, to learn and practice healthy ways to reduce falls.