Facts About Falls

Print Each year, millions of older people—those 65 and older—fall. In fact, more than one out of four older people falls each year, 1 but less than half tell their doctor.2 Falling once doubles your chances of falling again.3 Falls Are Serious and Costly One out of five falls causes a serious injury such as […]

Older Adults Fall Prevention

Print Falls—and the injuries and deaths they cause—are increasing, but falls can be prevented. Falls are a threat to the health of older adults and can reduce their ability to remain independent. However, falls don’t have to be inevitable as you age. You can reduce your chance of falling or help a loved one prevent […]