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Caregiver Training Videos

Fear of Falling...Causes Falls

A fear of falling is something many of our loved ones do not like to talk about. Many older adults worry that they may “end up in a nursing home” if their family or doctor learns they are having falls. This perception can lead to a higher risk of future...

Walkers, Canes and more: How to use Assistive Devices

If you’re caring for an older person, it is natural to have questions about how to use assisted devices. Properly using devices such as wheelchairs, scooters, walkers, canes, crutches, prosthetic devices, and orthotic devices is essential for the...

Parkinson's Disease: Can We Improve Function?

If you or someone you’re caring for suffers from or has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, maintaining or improving function is an ongoing challenge. This Parkinsons information video provides an overview of the condition and how visual and...

Falls - A New Look at a Difficult Problem

Did you know that falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries of older adults in the United States? And every 35 minutes an older adult in our country dies from a fall. In this video, “Falls –A New Look at a Difficult Problem,” the...

Fall Prevention and You, Safe at Home (Part 3)

As we age, falls and fear of falling takes on greater meaning and importance. In this three-part series on fall prevention for the elderly, we discuss different aspects of falling, and the implications it can have on long-term health and wellbeing. This...

Fall Prevention and You, Safe at Home (Part 2)

As we age, falls and fear of falling takes on greater meaning and importance. In this three-part series on fall prevention for the elderly, we discuss different aspects of falling, and the implications it can have on long-term health and wellbeing. This...

Aging with Ease: Understanding Assistive Devices

As people age, mobility becomes a concern. This video provides an overview of assistive devices so seniors and their caregivers can use them with greater confidence. Types of devices, gait belts, adjustments, and safety during transfer are addressed,...

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