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Fall Risks For Seniors

Fall Risks for Seniors: What Caregivers Can Do to Prevent Them

Too many seniors are injured as a result of falls. Learn what caregivers and seniors can do to reduce the risk of falling.

Believe it or not the CDC (cdc.gov) has found that the leading cause of death and injury among older Americans is falling down. For their own safety, caregivers and their seniors must take steps to reduce fall risks.

The dangers of falls for seniors are numerous. Everything from minor bruising to death can result depending on the severity of a fall and the individual’s health. While not all falls can be prevented, many can be.

Fall Risks for Seniors Infographic


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