“Pride Goeth Before … a Fall”

December 5, 2016

Proverbs 16:18, Contributed By Jeannie Dill

According to the CDC and the NCOA (National Council on Aging):

  • 1/3 of Americans over age 65 fall each year
  • Every 13 seconds, an older adult is treated in the ER for a fall

Annually, falls cause:
2,500,500  ER Treatment Visits
734,000     Hospitalizations
21,700       Fatalities

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