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September - Fall Prevention Month

Every 11 seconds, an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a fall. Many people think "It won't happen to me." But the truth is more than one in four older adults falls every year in the U.S.

Many people think falls are a normal part of aging. The truth is, they're not. Most falls can be prevented --- and you have the power to reduce your risk!

Take Control of Your Health: 6 Steps To Help Prevent a Fall

Helpful Resources

Learn How You Can Age Without Injury

Falls Prevention for Older Adults

Learn How to be Fall Free

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