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Depth Perception and Elders: How to Move Around Without Injury

As adults age, their depth perception changes. This creates a myriad of problems with navigation, movement, and responses. When it’s difficult to see and judge proper distances, elders can trip and fall or accidentally drop something. For elders, poor depth perception is dangerous. They can have difficulty judging if their walking path is clear, and […]

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Preventing Falls

Every year, 2 million adults over the age of 65 are treated in emergency departments for injuries caused by a fall. Every year, one out of every three adults in this age bracket will suffer from a fall. With each additional decade of life, falling becomes more and more of a concern. Injuries sustained from […]

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