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Falls Prevention Awareness Week is September 18th - 24th.
Every 11 seconds, an older adult is seen in an emergency department for a fall-related injury.
Falls are not a normal part of aging and many can be prevented! Help us spread the word to friends and family. Here's a few things you can do to get started:
1) Take the National Council on Aging Falls Free CheckUp to get a personalized overview of your falls risk and ways to lessen your risk. https://bit.ly/Falls-CheckUp
2) Review these 6 Steps to Prevent a Fall: 6 Steps to Prevent a Fall (English) or 6 Pasos Para Prevenir Una Caída (En Espanol)