Preventing Falls Infographic

Falls are the leading cause of injuries among older adults, sending more than two million people to the emergency department each year. Falls often result in brain injuries, hip fractures, immobility, and even early death. Many fall hazards are right in our own homes, and a few inexpensive changes could lower your fall-risk.

For other strategies and tips to avoid falls, check out Preventing Falls, the online guide from Harvard Medical School.

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