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Falls Prevention

Falls are Preventable---NOT Inevitable.


In Iowa, falls are the leading cause of unintentional injury-related emergency room visits and hospitalizations (IDPH, 2019). Overall, each year 569 Iowans die from fall related injuries (IDPH, 2019). Over $262 million is spent for fall related hospitalizations each year in Iowa (IDPH, 2019).

The coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot of things. One thing that’s still the same? Falling is NOT a normal part of aging. Check your risk for falling by clicking HERE!

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