Guide to Getting Up From a Fall

Falls are a threat to individual function and independence.

Many older people are scared of falling for the first time or having a repeat fall. This is understandable, as falls are responsible for 40% of nursing home admissions and it is widely known that a fall could lead to drastic life changes. Studies have shown the fear of falling actually increases the risk of falling. Residential’s Guide, Getting Up From a Fall, is illustrated and includes step-by-step instructions describing how to prepare, rise and sit safely.

Is Home Care Right for You?

The pressure of caring for your loved one while managing daily life and responsibilities can be challenging. If you’re a caregiver, you may eventually find yourself looking to secure help and find solutions; this can be confusing as you try to match available resources with the needs of you and your loved one.

Identify the Help You Need.

  • Learn About the Differences Between Home Health and Private Duty Care
  • Reduce the Chance of Your Loved One Returning to the Hospital
  • Finding In-Home Health Care for Seniors in Michigan and Illinois

If you are considering home health care, call (888) 930-WELL(9355) to speak with a Residential nurse — 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also visit us online at for additional resources, videos, and articles.

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