Simple ways to prevent falls in older adults Simple ways to prevent falls in older adults
As we age, the risk of falling increases and becomes increasingly perilous. A fall can be a real health setback for a frail, elderly... Simple ways to prevent falls in older adults

As we age, the risk of falling increases and becomes increasingly perilous. A fall can be a real health setback for a frail, elderly person. And, more older adults are dying from falls today than 20 years ago. A recent study showed that more than 25,000 U.S. adults age 75 or above died from a fall in 2016, up from more than 8,600 deaths in 2000, and the rate of fatal falls for this age group roughly doubled.

 


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