Falls among adults, particularly older adults, can have significant and life-changing consequences. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are a leading cause of injuries in older adults. The good news is that falls are not a natural part of aging, and most falls can be prevented.
Knowing how falls happen and taking steps to reduce your risk can greatly improve your safety and well-being.
Let’s explore common causes of falls and how to reduce or eliminate fall risks.