Features April 2003 Issue

Falls Can Be Serious—18 Ways To Prevent Them

Falls are the leading cause of accidental death among people over the age of 75 and the second leading cause of accidental death among people age 45- 75, according to the National

Although no one has been able to crack the mystery of the relationship between aging and falling, one thing is certain: As people age, sensory factors such as vision, inner ear and touch decline, making them less able to detect that they’re slipping.…

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