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Area Agency on Aging

Posted on: September 17, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Falls Prevention Awareness Day

Did you know that 1 in 3 seniors falls every year? Falls are the leading cause of injuries for people 65+. The good news is that most falls can be prevented.That’s why Pennsylvania is joining 48 states across the country to declare Sept. 23, 2014 Falls Prevention Awareness Day. This year’s theme is Safe Today, Falls Free® Tomorrow. See how you can get involved in activities to help older adults prevent falls and maintain their independence.

Learn 6 steps to prevent a fall
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