Did you know that falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries in older adults in Florida? That one in three older adults falls every year? Or that 20-30 percent of falls result in a serious injury that often has a devastating effect on the older adult’s ability to live at home?
With such sobering statistics, would it surprise you to hear that only half of older adults who fall talk about the fall with their doctor?
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