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Staying Healthy and Active: 5 Injury Prevention Tips for Seniors

“According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, adults over 65 are at increased risk for many types of injuries. Injuries among this age group can have devastating consequences, leading in some cases to disability, loss of independence and even death,” says Collin Tierney, Executive Director and Administrator of Bryn Mawr Terrace in Bryn Mawr, PA.

Regaining Control: Rehabilitating Your Motor Skills After a Stroke

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), more than 700,000 Americans suffer a stroke each year, and approximately two-thirds of these individuals survive and require rehabilitation. Many experience physical effects such as paralysis and weakness that affect the motor skills that control our basic activities, such as walking, grasping, reaching and other movements.

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