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The Importance of Lower Body Strength as We Age 

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The Importance of Lower Body Strength as We Age 

There are three officially recognized systems that contribute to a person's balance and fall risk. They consist of our vision (what we see and our orientation to the horizon),..

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5 Times Sit-to-Stand: A Predictor for Fall Risk

The Five Time Sit-to-Stand Test or 5XSTS is a geriatric standardized testing tool developed to assess specific sit-to-stand transfers and lower extremity strength. It has the..

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Clinical Significance of the TUG Assessment

TUG or Timed Up and Go is a standardized screening tool designed to measure the mobility and fall risk of older adults. It was originally introduced as the “get up and go” in 1986..

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The Lifecycle of Senior Living: An Ecosystem of Care

With VSTAlert’s new senior living functionality, VirtuSense has created fall prevention that extends to all stages of senior care. By blending the long-term effects of VSTBalance..

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VSTAlert Features Tools to Manage Your Team

Having clear communication and collaboration with your team is vital for successful fall prevention in Senior Living, but it is challenging to keep teams aligned across different..

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Changing Fall Prevention in Senior Living

Historically, fall prevention has been managed through risk reduction, reviewing past falls in team huddles, and putting more pressure on care teams to be everywhere at once. But..

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Artificial Intelligence Company VirtuSense Technologies Announces Fall-Prevention Solution for Senior Living

AI-powered solution provides personalized, privacy-centric fall prevention that reduces resident falls by up to 96%

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Why Do Residents Fall in Senior Living? The Three Core Causes.

Fall prevention for older adults is rarely a one-solution problem because no single factor causes falls. Falls can be caused by several factors that often intersect with each..

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Quality of Senior Living Has Improved Over the Last 10 Years

According to a recent report by the American Health Care Association (AHCA) and the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL), senior living communities were providing better..

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