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How to Prevent Falls in the Elderly

The Importance of Preventing Falls in Older People

According to the , falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries in people age 65 and older.  One out of three people in this age group falls each year, and more than 90 percent of hip fractures are caused by falling. While people of any age fall for a variety of reasons, a fall can be especially dangerous to older adults because a senior is more likely to break a bone in a fall.  A broken bone in a ...Read More

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