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September 22-28 is National Fall Prevention Awareness Week: Healthy Feet are Vital in Avoiding Slips, Trips and Falls

Sep 22, 2018 - PR Newswire

/PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The health risks associated with heart disease, stroke, and cancer are well-known. Less well-known, however, is the serious health risk that particularly affects older adults - the risk of injury due to falling.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

Every second of the day and adult aged 65 and older falls in the United States. Every 12 seconds, one of these seniors is admitted to the emergency department for a fall; and every day 7...