According to the World Health Organization, falls are one of the leading causes of emergency visits of people over 65 years of age. In fact, falls are the primary reason for injuries in the elderly.
Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveal that 3 million elderly people are treated in emergency for fall injuries each year. When a senior falls, they are likely to suffer traumatic brain injuries, cuts, fractures, and broken bones.
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Article Written By: ESTHER KANE
Original Article Posted on: February 15, 2021
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