Today is the first day of Fall and it is also Fall Prevention Awareness Day! Falls affect 1 in 3 Americans over age 65 years every year, but falls are not an inevitable part of aging. The good news is that most falls are preventable!
The National Council on Aging has made a short video with six steps to prevent a fall:
Additional resources on falls prevention are available on the National Council on Aging website.
Follow the NCOA lead and their motto for the day today, Take a Stand to Prevent Falls!