Awareness, activity crucial to preventing falls in seniors

“I’ve fallen…and I can’t get up!” You might remember that famous line from a campy 1990s TV commercial. But it’s …

Event aims to prevent falls through social activities that improve balance

Suffering a fall can injure much more than one’s pride. Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of both …

Improve balance, learn safety measures at DMU’s Fall Prevention Awareness Day

The Des Moines University Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) Program is partnering with Wesley Acres to hold a free Fall …

DMU club seeks donations of mobility devices

The Des Moines University Physical Therapy Club is teaming with physical therapy programs from across the state to aid the …