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Gait Analysis: Why is Step Length Important?

In part one, we defined cadence and gait speed and how they impact falls.  While these two variables have a high impact on fall risk, there are other variables that can be..

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Gait Quality: Reaching Functional Independence in Older Adults

Ever wonder why elderly people tend to fall more? How can a person's mobility impact their quality of life? As physical therapists, these are questions we try to answer for our..

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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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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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Risky Business: Video Surveillance in LTPAC

When looking at senior living communities, safety is a factor that should not be ignored. So much so that many communities have placed cameras throughout their community to..

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What is Fall Risk?

When we ask, “what is fallrisk,” we are asking how likely a person is to experience a fall.Everyone has fallen at one time or another, but those with lower fallrisk are more able..

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Five Exercises to Keep Seniors Strong in Colder Months

Chilly weather may make everyone want to hibernate until spring, but winter can be especially hard on older adults. Older bodies are less efficient at producing heat, and..

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How Does AI Elevate Long-Term Care Communities?

Long-term care is the marathon to acute care’s hundred-meter dash. Giving your team the right tools to provide top-tier care 24/7 is vital to maintaining a safe, healthy, and..

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