Preventing Falls In The Elderly
One of the largest concerns for the elderly is preventing falls. They are the largest cause of injury death for people 65 years and older, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). In 2008, 19,700 older adults died from fall injuries and in 2009, 2.2 million fall injuries were treated at emergency rooms across the country.
Causes Of Falls
Falls occur more often with the elderly for various reasons, most of them linked to