Health
web-posted Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Falls are the single greatest risk to older Alaskans' health, independence and quality of life. In Alaska, an estimated one-third of seniors over age 65 and half of those over age 80 will fall each year. Falls are the No. 1 cause of fractures, hospital admissions for trauma, and injury deaths among older adults.
web-posted Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Falls are the single greatest risk to older Alaskans' health, independence and quality of life. In Alaska, an estimated one-third of seniors over age 65 and half of those over age 80 will fall each year. Falls are the No. 1 cause of fractures, hospital admissions for trauma, and injury deaths among older adults.
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web-posted Wednesday, September 03, 2014

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