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January 01, 2010

It was just a simple fall. Yesterday.

Every year, one out of three Americans over 65 falls in the home. For older Americans, falls are the most common cause of injury. And the leading cause of potentially lethal hip fractures. Yet, almost half of home falls can be easily prevented. To learn how to make yourself, or a loved one, safer at home, visit orthoinfo.org/falls.

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