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Did You Know? is a weekly feature from the Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!

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September 23, 2016

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  • Every year, one in three people aged 65 or older experiences a fall, which is the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults.
  • Falls among older adults cost the US $30 billion a year in direct medical expenses.
  • A new study finds that community-based fall prevention programs are feasible and effective and save money.

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