A fall in the elderly can be the start of deteriorating health

Environmental factors such as a wet and slippery bathroom floor are often the main cause of the elderly slipping and falling down. — Photos: 123rf.com

Fall is common among the elderly, hence many people feel that unsteadiness on the feet and frequent falls are the norm.

It is true that with age, the likelihood of falls increases, but we should not regard fall as a normal phenomenon of ageing.

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