Month: September 2016

Falls are the Leading Cause of Fatal and Non-fatal Injuries for Older Americans.

Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans according to the National Council on Aging. Falls threaten seniors’ safety and independence and generate enormous economic and personal costs.   However, falling is not an inevitable result of aging. Through practical lifestyle adjustments,evidence-based falls prevention programs, and clinical-community partnerships, the number Read More …