“Every 11 seconds in the U.S., an older adult ends up in the emergency room due to a fall. ‘It’s the leading cause of accidental death in the elderly,’ says Catherine Colon-Emeric, M.D., chief of geriatrics at the Duke University School of Medicine. Here are 8 tips for avoiding fall.
Of your five senses, which one are you most afraid of losing? If you’re like most people, your answer is your ability to see. Because our eyesight is so precious, it’s no wonder that myths abound about your eye health, what can damage our eyes —, and what can protect them. Here, we debunk five common myths — and tell you how to truly keep your eyes healthy.