For seniors, a fall may lead to a serious, life-threatening injury. Check out these preventive tips.
For seniors, a fall may lead to a serious, life-threatening injury. As we grow older, our bodies weaken and old age may result in a higher risk of being injured from falling. According to the CDC, 1 out of every 5 falls may lead to a serious injury such as a broken bone or head injury. Conditions that may put you at a higher risk of injury include:
Most falls are a result of a combination of these risk factors. Check out these tips to help you prevent slips and falls in your home.
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