Fall Prevention for Older Adults

Children fall all the time. They shake it off and move along. It’s a natural part of growing up. For seniors, falls are also a common occurrence, and may have more serious consequences. The single largest cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries to American seniors comes from falling. Each year more than one out of four older people fall. If you do fall, be sure to report it to your healthcare provider, even if you do not believe you hurt yourself. Risk Factor of Falls According to the CDC: Each year, 3 million old people are treated in [...]