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Avoiding Falls: Especially in the Bathroom

Falls are one of the leading causes of injury to our older population. A fall can happen anywhere; on the stairs, outside on unlevel terrain, and especially our bathroom. Our bathrooms are loaded with slippery surfaces just waiting to reach out and grab us.

Defying Gravity: Preventing Falls

No matter how hard we try, gravity works. It’s always there pulling us down, but as we age old man gravity’s pull on us can become dangerous. Falls are a leading cause of injuries and hospital stays, especially in the elderly. The CDC reports that 1 in 3 older adults (65 or older) fall each year and these falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries.

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