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