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A Matter of Health: Preventing falls

UCare’s Chief Medical Director, Dr. Julia Joseph-DiCaprio says a fall can be life changing.

MINNEAPOLIS — Icy patches on sidewalks, rugs placed in hallways for snow-caked boots, extension cords used for holiday lights. 

It’s a dangerous time of year for people with balance issues. 

UCare’s Chief Medical Director, Dr. Julia Joseph-DiCaprio says a fall can be life changing. 

While falls injure people of all ages, they are especially problematic for seniors. 

Dr. Julia shares tips for preventing falls.