World osteoporosis day

World Osteoporosis Day

World Osteoporosis Day began on October 20, 1996, by the United Kingdom’s National Osteoporosis Society and support from the European Commission. It marks the start of a year-long campaign to help raise osteoporosis awareness and other metabolic bone diseases. Each year hosts a different theme, like osteoporosis awareness, early detection, and osteoporosis in men. At…

fall prevention for seniors

The Importance of Fall Prevention for Seniors

Fall prevention for seniors is essential to help keep muscles strong and limber as activity levels decrease with age. You can help prevent falls by engaging in senior activities designed to help build your strength and help you re-engage with society. At Southfield, our daily activities and health and wellness programs will help keep your…

fall risk

Ways to Help Reduce Fall Risk

As we age, our overall fall risk generally increases. This can be true for various reasons, including changes in our bodies, chronic illness, and medication side effects. Unfortunately, when older adults fall, there are increased odds of suffering serious harm. That’s why a thorough senior health services plan can help you keep your risks low.…