3/9/2015 – The Far-Reaching Effects of a Fall

Mar 09, 2015 Comments Off by

Those 65 and older constitute about 13 percent of the population but account for three-fourths of all deaths caused by falls. About 40 percent in this age group fall at least once a year; one in 40 of them end up in the hospital, after which only half are still alive a year later.

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