Stories tagged: falls
Wed., Dec. 4, 2019
About this time of year, I think of falls. Not fall, the season, but falls. Why? With the days getting shorter, the nights getting longer, my eyes getting worse, my …
UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019
The Falls project on the north bank of the Spokane River will have three towers, according to plans filed with the city’s Design Review Board.
Mon., Oct. 16, 2017
When your kids fall and bounce back up to kick the ball, that’s impressive. Few older adults can bang into each other and bounce back. More likely, they’d stay down …
Mon., March 20, 2017
The reason for the increase isn’t clear, the report’s authors said. But one likely factor is that a growing number of elderly people are living at home and taking repeated …
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016
The latest news about preventable deaths in the United States has some encouraging data and one sobering statistic.
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016
We gather at the river: powwows, Pig Out in the Park, concerts, sporting events, even an international exposition. The Spokane River, its waterfalls, and the gorge downriver from Monroe Street …
Tue., Sept. 18, 2012
John Freirich broke a number of bones when he played football, but at 79, he’s not eager to repeat the experience. “I realized I wasn’t as comfortable with a lot …
Tue., May 22, 2012
The Panhandle Health District is offering fitness-instructor training Thursday for classes that aim to help seniors avoid falls. The district’s Fit and Fall Proof classes are designed to boost strength, …
Mon., Aug. 31, 2009
Moscow police say a University of Idaho student was seriously injured when he fell from a window or the roof of a fraternity Saturday morning.