Prevent Falls for the Elderly

While falling down is usually played for jokes on television and the Internet, for millions of older Americans it's no laughing matter. Every 18 seconds, an older adult is in the emergency room because of a fall, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That translates into a person 65 or older dying, due to a fall, every 35 minutes, according to the CDC. "Most falls are never reported. People don't go to the hospital, they just go home, and they're injured, they nurse...Full Story
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