New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Extension, Public Health partner on fall prevention program


February 24, 2020

 One in four older adults has a fall each year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and falls are the leading cause of injury and death for older Americans. In fact, an estimated 50% of older adults, 80 and older, will fall each year. The consequences of falls are substantial, including serious injury, loss of independent living and limits on physical activity. By...

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