Caregivers care for someone with an illness, injury, or disability. Caregiving can be rewarding, but it can also be challenging. Stress from caregiving is common. Women especially are at risk for the harmful health effects of caregiver stress. These health problems may include depression or anxiety. There are ways to manage caregiver stress. What is a caregiver? A caregiver is anyone who provides care for another person in need, such as a child, an aging parent, a husband or
Many unintentional falls do not cause injuries, however, statistics indicate that one out of every five falls does cause a serious injury. These injuries can make it difficult for a person to get around, perform their daily activities or live independently.
Many people who fall, even if they are not injured become afraid of falling. Because of this, it may lead to a decrease in their activity level and they become weaker due to the loss in muscle tone. This leads to leads t