One out of three adults age 65 and older falls each year and falls are the leading cause of death in this age group. According to the CDC, each year about 3 million older adults are treated in the ER for fall injuries. One out of every five falls causes injuries such as broken bones or head wounds. Knowing all you can about why people fall is the first step in fall prevention.
Download this guide created by Granite Willow Home Care to help you know and understand common risk factors.