Fall Prevention for Older Adults:
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), one out of every five falls causes an injury, such as broken bones or a head injury. These injuries can make it hard for a person to get around, do everyday activities, or live on their own.
Most falls occur due to a combination of risk factors; many falls can be prevented by managing your health, making changes to your physical environment and incorporating the right physical and social activities.
Here are steps YOU can take to help keep you independent and safe from falls: