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Preventing falls

Caution urged to prevent damaging falls both indoors and out

January 10, 2011
By KATINA TENGESDAL, Staff Writer, ktengesdal@minotdailynews.com

According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year one in three adults age 65 and older suffers a fall. Among those in that age group, falls are the leading cause of injury death, and are the most common cause of nonfatal injuries and hospital admissions for trauma.

 
 

 

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