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Extension Volunteer Program Helps Older Adults Ease Falling Fears - UMaine News - University of Maine
Contact: Deb Eckart, (207) 255-3345 MACHIAS, Maine — For many older adults, a fear of falling can steadily decrease their physical activity, well-being and independence. At a minimum, their quality of life is jeopardized. “Falling is a fact of life. As we age, it’s just what happens to us,” says Deb Eckart, a University of …