NYT Article About Minimizing the Risk and Consequences of Seniors Falling

I recommend Jane Brody’s column titled Falls Can Kill You. Here’s How to Minimize the Risk in The NY Times on Tuesday 2/26, not just because it resonated with me personally, but because it cites risk factors and consequences that might well be overlooked by even the most experienced among us on the front lines of caregiving and management.  It could also be used as a resource for people receiving familial concern and/or professional care who don’t want to hear these things from their loved ones or caregivers.  Here’s the link: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/25/well/live/falls-can-kill-you-heres-how-to-minimize-the-risk.html

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How a near fatal accident uncovered a broken home care system

Ron Gold Speaking at TEDx NJIT

When a head-on bicycling crash with an SUV crushed my spine and left me a paraplegic in 2011, I found very little inspiration from my very broken body. That is, until I realized how my broken body could be the impetus to help fix America’s broken home care system.

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