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Older adults recently discharged from the hospital are known to be at risk of functional decline and falls. This study evaluated the effect of a tailored education program provided in the hospital on older adult engagement in fall prevention strategies within 6 months after hospital discharge.
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Name: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
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A randomized controlled multi-component fall prevention study for older adults. The study integrates fall prevention into an existing community-based public health program for older adult...
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Community centers for older adults and providers of resources for the community. In addition to providing services and activities for older adults that reflect the community's diversity, they link participants with resources offered by other agencies.
Research carried out by nurses that uses interviews, data collection, observation, surveys, etc., to evaluate nursing, health, clinical, and nursing education programs and curricula, and which also demonstrates the value of such evaluation.
Evaluation of the level of physical, physiological, or mental functioning in the older population group.
Falls due to slipping or tripping which result in injury.
Older adults or aged individuals who are lacking in general strength and are unusually susceptible to disease or to other infirmity.