Why another Blog about Falling?
Because Falls are still prevalent and dangerous to anyone, particularly anyone 65 years old or older. Especially for Seniors who may be using no support at all, or those using a cane or walker.
Did you know?
Falls (and their aftermath) kill almost as many people as car crashes?
Because a third of seniors in the U.S. fall each year and are the leading cause of injuries for people 65 and older?
Falls are the second leading cause of accidental deaths in the U.S. and 76% of these falls are seniors?
Most deaths from falls are due to brain trauma or injuries to the hips or legs?
A third of older adults who fall, break their hip and die within a year?
Falls may not be a normal part of ......