202320 Nov

Reblog: Falls-Proofing the House


Renowned radiologist, Dr. Bhavin Jankharia, recently published a blog post on Atmasvasth, chronicling his personal journey towards achieving a long and healthy life. Exercise also helps with other parameters of health and should necessarily be a part of daily life, more, the older you get.What I haven’t discussed in any detail is the the 5th point, i.e. addressing environmental hazards that can lead to falls, specifically those at home. This is what they have said in the abstract, show quoted text – I asked ChatGPT to create an exhaustive summary of measures that can be taken to reduce the risk of falls at home. In Mumbai, I could find one company, Zealver that provides home falls risk assessment, but I am sure others exist, though I have not been able to identify specific individuals or entities who do this professionally, on a regular basis. • Ravindran R, Kutty V. Assessment of Household Environmental Risk Factors for Falls Among Community Dwelling Older Persons in Thiruvananthapuram District of Kerala.

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