Posts Tagged ‘falls’

Falls Prevention For Seniors Prime Focus Among HUD Policies

Falls are the leading cause of fatal injury and the most common cause of non-fatal trauma-related hospital admissions among older adults. In addition, falls result in more than 2.8 million injuries treated in emergency departments annually, including over 800,000 hospitalizations and more than 27,000 deaths.   FALLS: STATISTICS The stats are down right scary. 87 percent of all fractures in the elderly are due…

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