Falling in old age

its prevention and treatment by Rein Tideiksaar

Publisher: Springer Pub. Co. in New York

Written in English
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  • Falls (Accidents) in old age.,
  • Accident Prevention.,
  • Accidents.,
  • Aged.

Edition Notes

StatementRein Tideiksaar.
SeriesSpringer series on adulthood and aging ;, vol. 22, Springer series on adulthood and aging ;, v. 22.
LC ClassificationsRC952.5 .T53 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 196 p. ;
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2051755M
ISBN 100826152902
LC Control Number88029482

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  In another study cited in Better With Age, a group of successful CEOs of Fortune companies—all 50 to 70 years old—scored lower on lab-based tests of . the way of living: being happy and healthy at an old age Old age is a great time to sit back and enjoy your life. You are much wiser, people’s opinions do not easily fluster you, you are much more comfortable in your own skin, your kids have left home, and you have the freedom to do all the things you want to do. What causes a fall? The natural ageing process means that older people have an increased risk of having a fall. In the UK, falls are the most common cause of injury related deaths in people over the age of Older people are more likely to have a fall because they may have: balance problems and muscle weakness poor vision.   Article on fear of falling, which seems to eclipse all nagging, minute-by-minute worries of old age as every mundane act seems fraught with peril; health professionals are discovering that falling.

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Falling is one of the most common causes of disability in later life and is also one of the most preventable. This book provides an enormous body of fall-related research that has been organized by the author into easy, digestible information for geriatric health by: Falling in Old Age: Its Prevention and Treatment (Springer Series on Adulthood and Aging, 22) Hardcover – January 1, by PhD Rein Tideiksaar (Author)Author: PhD Rein Tideiksaar.

Falling In Old Age: Prevention and Management - Rein Falling in old age book, PhD - Google Books Falling is one of the most common causes of disability in later life and is also one of the most preventable. It sounds like the stuff of junior high, but it’s actually writer and runner Eve Pell’s story of falling in love with a man she describes as “a charming, fit single man of ”.

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Around one-third of the elderly who are more than 65 years old fall annually due to numerous causes. The risk of seniors falling also tend to increase proportionately with their age. Based on seniors falling statistics, half of the elderly discharged from the hospital for hip fractures related to fall are most likely to experience the same.

Fall-related Injuries. In general, fractures are the most common serious injury resulting from falls in older persons. Specifically, fractures of the hip, wrist, humerus, and pelvis in this age group result from the combined effects of falls, osteoporosis, and other factors that increase susceptibility to injury.

21, 65 Each year in the United States there are approximatelyeach of hip Cited by: Fall-related injuries are more common among older persons and are a major cause of pain, disability, loss of independence and premature death. Approximately % of people aged of 65 and over fall each year increasing to % for those over 70 years of age.

The financial costs are substantial and increasing worldwide. Failure to engage in even mild exercise on a regular basis results in reduced muscle strength, decreased bone mass, loss of balance and coordination, and reduced flexibility.

Impaired Vision. Age-related eye diseases can make it difficult, if not impossible, to detect fall hazards, such as steps. Falling in old age: prevention and management. [Rein Tideiksaar] -- Falling is one of the most common causes of disability in later life and is also one of the most preventable.

This book provides an enormous body of fall-related research that has been organized by. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tideiksaar, Rein. Falling in old age.

New York: Springer Pub. Co., © (OCoLC) Document Type. Top 10 books about growing old While ageing can easily leave some frightened, the likes of Alec Guinness, Nora Ephron and Julian Barnes have produced wry, positive takes on old age, says. Falls in older adults are a significant cause of morbidity and mortality and are a major class of preventable injuries.

The cause of falling in old age is often multifactorial and may require a multidisciplinary approach both to treat any injuries sustained and to prevent future falls. Falls include dropping from a standing position or from exposed positions such as those on ladders or stepladders. The severity of injury Specialty: Emergency medicine, gerontology.

Old Age book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Vanity Fair columnist Michael Kinsley escorts his fellow Boomers through t /5. Old Age is a huge survey of the state of old age. It hadn’t been done before. There was some stuff from classical literature, but there wasn’t a contemporary survey.

Some of it has dated because it’s to do with France in the s and ’70s, but some of it is as relevant as it always was. We hear this so often, in love songs and movies, read it in books and say it to our friends.

While most people would agree on principle, the reality often looks different. Birds of a feather flock together for a reason: choosing a mate that’s similar to you in upbringing, race, class and age prevents a whole lot of misunderstandings and problems.

3 The assessment and prevention of falls in older people All text in this chapter is taken directly from the guideline. This work was undertaken by the National Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Supportive Care (NCC-NSC) and the Guideline Development Group (GDG) formed to.

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I’m wondering if perhaps you intended to include “Generation Reinvention” in this list since the book explores business, culture, sociology, and. Tell-tale signs that old age is sneaking up on you: From sneezing fits to longer teeth and even getting tipsy more quickly. The pitch of your voice changes - men's voices get higher, women's drop.

The seniors and their caregivers reported any falls that occurred over two years. The study found that the 20 percent of people who had the smallest blood flow changes in the brain were at a 70 percent higher risk of falling compared to the 20 percent of people who had the largest blood flow changes in the brain.

Seniors are at high risk for serious falls. The gradual physical changes of aging add up to increased fall risk for older adults. In fact, the CDC says that people aged 65+ have a greater than 25% chance of falling. And if someone falls once, their chance of falling again doubles, meaning there’s over 50% chance of a second fall.

This is serious because falls are a leading cause of lost. What Changes With Falling in Love as You Grow Older When you're older, you appreciate the person for who they are, you see the small gestures.

Sleeping more comes with advanced age. It could also be related to medications, sleep apnea, infections, diet,etc. Is this something new.

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Why DO older men find it so hard to fall in love again. By Liz Hodgkinson. He is the author of a new book, The Lonely Hearts Club (his first work of fiction at the age of 88), which is closely. Falls are a leading cause of injury and death among older adults.

Inabout 1 in 3 adults aged 65 and older reported falling, and falls were. And the fate of narcissism in old age is a fate that is pathetically sad. Narcissists go their whole lives thinking they are the greatest things to walk this planet. And only realize their mortality in their final waking hours.

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Paul Bailey's top 10 stories of old age From comedy by Kingsley Amis to Shakespeare's tragedy, the novelist considers literature 'where the old take precedence' The Book of Job. Estimates of repeated falling – more than one fall in a year – range from 14% to 29% in the two studies that have reported these proportions for age-bands over years-old [24, 25], even the higher figure only two-thirds of the proportion of recurrent fallers in by: