Sections
Shortcuts

What can elderly people do to prevent falls?

This is a summary. To read the whole story subscribe to BostonGlobe.com

Adele Pike, director of education for the Visiting Nurse Association of Boston, says that the organization’s fall prevention program for seniors focuses on four main areas. One is the strength of the legs and sense of balance. A physician, nurse, physical therapist, or occupational therapist can recommend exercises that specifically strengthen muscles and sensory systems that help you stay upright.

Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.

Get the full story with unlimited access to BostonGlobe.com.

Just 99 cents for four weeks.

Sections
Shortcuts

Share