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Traffic injuries take a toll on people 65 years and older-2666

Traffic injuries take a toll on people 65 years and older

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Falls most common injury in bathrooms-2649

Falls most common injury in bathrooms

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Driving errors among well-functioning older adults-2643

Driving errors among well-functioning older adults

Rather than investigate the driving skills of older adults showing symptoms of cognitive decline, researchers in Australia wanted to look at abilities in healthy drivers as groundwork for developing evidence-based methods for detecting unsafe drivers.

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Adequate training lowers injuries for home health aides-2265

Adequate training lowers injuries for home health aides

The job opportunities for home health aides are expected to be “excellent,” according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, because of the rapid increase in the home health care field as well as high rates of turnover. Up to 90% of home health aides leave their jobs within the first two years, according to a report on the health care workforce (National Academies).

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Injuries from elevators easy to prevent-2055

Injuries from elevators easy to prevent

According to information introducing a new study, nearly 120 billion riders enter an estimated 750,000 elevators annually in the United States. While elevators are a safe form of transportation, older adults (and children) are more likely to be injured when using them.

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Air conditioning is most important during heat waves-1830

Air conditioning is most important during heat waves

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