Eldercare: Let’s Prevent Falls

Nearly 2 million American elders are treated in hospital emergency rooms each year for injuries resulting from falls. About half of all serious falls happen at home and can be prevented if your home (or the home of the person you care for) is made safe. 

Here are some useful hints for increasing home safety and preventing falls. This poster was originally published in ELDR magazine and on the eldr.com website. Created by David Bunnell and Illustrated by Timmy Kucynda, the poster can be downloaded by clicking here.

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