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4 Simple Steps to Prevent Falling


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How to Reduce Your Risk of Injury from Falling
Did you know that falling down is the leading cause of injury death for Americans age 65 and older?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year 35 to 40 percent of older adult Americans fall at least once.

Falling down is not just the result of getting older. Falling can be caused by a variety of circumstances, and many falling mishaps can be prevented.

Here are 4 simple steps you can take to significantly reduce your risk of injury by falling down...

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