The Australian-first study, conducted by aged care provider Benetas, took 3,000 home-dwelling
seniors aged 65 and over through the FRAIL Questionnaire Screening Tool test, targeting Fatigue, Resistance, Ambulation Illnesses and Loss of weight.
In the 200 home-dwelling
adults aged older than 70 years who participated in the 1-year study, monthly doses of 60,000 IU of vitamin [D.
About 400 older, home-dwelling
women in Finland who'd fallen at least once within the previous year were randomized to four groups: vitamin D supplementation (800 IU/day) plus exercise, placebo plus exercise, vitamin D without exercise, and placebo without exercise.
About one-third of home-dwelling
people over 65 years of age fall each year .
One in three home-dwelling
elderly fall every year.
These Finnish researchers enrolled 400 home-dwelling
people between the ages of 75 and 90 years with CVD.
Patients in the RECORD trial were a bit younger (mean age 77 years), had somewhat higher baseline levels of calcium and vitamin D, and were home-dwelling
instead of institutionalized.
The experts interviewed for this article estimate that about 30 percent of home-dwelling
elders fall each year.
elderly people, 21 injuries per 1000 person years result in hospital admissions .
National surveys may help determine estimates for the total home-dwelling
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The single factor that best predicts a fall in these home-dwelling
patients is difficulty maintaining balance while getting dressed, said Dr.