One in Four Americans aged 65+ falls every year. Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans, but falling is not an inevitable part of aging.
The National Council on Aging recommends six simple steps to prevent a fall. Read the article at this link for a description of the six steps and and short video.
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