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Reduce the risks of falling

Tips to Help Increase Safety at Home to Prevent Falls

  1. Clean up clutter, provide clear walkway.
  2. Eliminate or fix tripping hazards.
  3. Install grab bars and handrails in the bathroom.
  4. Improve lighting.
  5. Use walkers or canes and wear shoes.
  6. Live on one level.
  7. Use toilet commodes and shower chairs.

Falls Are Serious

  • Falls can lead to serious injuries, such as broken bones or head trauma.
  • Every year, millions of older adults receive treatment in emergency departments for fall-related injuries.
  • Over 800,000 patients are hospitalized annually due to falls, often resulting in head or hip injuries.
  • Falls are the leading cause of hip fractures, which often require hospitalization.
  • Falls are also the most common cause of traumatic brain injuries.
  • In 2015, the medical costs associated with falls amounted to over $50 billion, with Medicare and Medicaid covering the majority of these expenses.

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