Top 10 Fall-Prevention Tactics

Although many falls don’t cause injuries, 1 out of every 5 falls causes a serious injury, like a broken bone or head injury, according to the CDC. Here are a few more startling CDC statistics:
  • At least 1 out of 4 older people fall each year, but fewer than half tell their doctor.
  • Every year, 3 million older people are treated in emergency departments for fall injuries.
  • More than 95% of hip fractures are caused by falling (usually falling sideways). 
So, what strategies can you use to reduce your risk of a dangerous fall? We’ve put together a list of the 10 best tactics you can use to prevent a fall.

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Infographic describing our tips for avoiding a fall.
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