In this great series on the One Call Alert blog, they provide information on falls and what can be done to prevent them from leading authorities like the Centers for Disease Control. Take some time and check out the whole series in the below links. It is great information for anyone who may be considering a medical alert system for their mom or dad.
Senior Fall Statistics:
- The risk of falling increases with age and is greater for women than men.
- Annually, falls are reported by one-third of all people 65 and older.
- Two-thirds of those who fall will fall again within six months.