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How to Prevent Falling

How to Prevent Falling

2.5 million individuals over the age of 65 are treated in emergency rooms each year for fall-related injuries, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

As we age there is a steady and consistent increase in accidental deaths as a result of falling. Some of the more common causes of falls include vision problems, foot pain, lower extremity weakness, medications, and poor shoe gear.

A few simple steps can be taken to prevent these unfortunate events:

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