Why focus on falls prevention?
Falls can affect people of all ages and lead to serious injuries,
death, and can change your life!
Falls can affect people of all ages and lead to serious injuries, death, and can change your life! Injuries from falls can make it difficult to do daily activities, reduce your independence, require long hospital stays, and provide high medical costs. Falls are one of the leading causes of injuries in North Carolina—in 2012, 900 people died and more than 190,000 were treated at emergency departments because of falls.
What are the overall goals of this research study?
The primary goal of BEAUTY is a Balancing Act is to evaluate the effects of a salon-based health programs on falls prevention and financial health and to refer customers with a high risk of falling to local fall prevention programs.
Why focus on healthy finance?
You will get personalized health information about your blood pressure, heart rate, height, weight, risk for falling, and other topics—right in your salon. No medicines or medical treatments are required.