Falls are main cause of hospital visits for seniors. Take the right steps to prevent a fall.
A lot of seniors like to say that their fall “just happened.” That is not the case, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada. Falls are the main cause of hospital admissions for older adults. About 20 per cent to 30 per cent of Canadian seniors experience a fall yearly. The impact is felt not only by the injured senior, but by their family, friends and the entire health-care system. The truth is, many of these falls are fully preventable.[...]