Tag Archive: fall prevention

“Okay, Now What?”

By: Danielle Palli  If Nancy Criswell were being honest (and, she always is), she would tell you that the only reason she attended the Vertical 360° class when it was offered at Friendship Village of South Hills was because she was intrigued by the name. At age 98, she’s been an active resident at the community for more than 20 […]

Falls Are Not Inevitable

By: Dr. Roger Landry If you knew that standing on one leg while brushing your teeth could help prevent you from falling, resulting in a serious injury, would you do it? I know one woman who does just that. By standing on one leg while brushing her teeth, she is programming better balance in her inner ear, in her muscles, […]