How Can Older Adults Prevent Falls

Each year, one in every three adults age 65 and older falls. Falls can cause moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures and head traumas, and can increase the risk of early death. Fortunately, falls are a public health problem that is largely preventable.How can older adults prevent falls?Older adults can remain independent and reduce their chances of falling.  They can:Exercise regularly. It is important that the exercises focus on increasing leg strength and im...

Read More »