Every year, falls take the lives of 30,000 Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It’s the fourth leading cause of unintentional deaths nationwide.
Did you know pets are a major cause of falls in the home? Each year, 86,000 falls are attributed to pets running underfoot!
Among older Americans, one out of three takes a fall each year. The good news is that many falls can be prevented. Here are some great ways to avoid taking a tumble: