Mobility Issues In Home Care

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Home Care Assistance and Mobility Mobility problems are one of the most common ailments that affect seniors. According to the Centers for Disease Control, in 2012 nearly one-third of American adults suffered from some form of arthritis. This number increased to just under 50 percent for seniors over 65 years of age – and these are just the reported cases. Further, the National Council on Aging notes that one in three seniors over 65 will fall each year resulting in nearly 3 million injuries and over 30,000 deaths, annually. Falls do not just cause injury, they create fear and limit a senior's confidence in moving about freely. The result of mobility issues is not just one of physical movement, the limits dramatically change a senior's quality

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