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Report from Falls Free – National Council on Aging

FALL PREVENTION AWARENESS WEEK - SEPTEMBER 22 – 28, 2016Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of injury deaths, unintentional injuries, and hospital admissions for trauma. Falls can take a serious toll on older adults’ quality of life and independence. To recognize this critical issue, at the state level, SCR 77 (D-Lowenthal) was passed in 2008 declaring the first week of Fall each y...
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