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Healthcare Providers: Reduce Falls & Avert Costs

More than 90% of older adults see a medical provider at least once a year, giving clinicians the opportunity to inform and empower older adults to address one or more specific fall risk factors. This recent study found that implementing a single intervention could prevent as many as 45,164 medically treated falls and avert up to $442 million in direct medical costs annually.

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Older Adult Falls: A Growing Burden. STEADI: Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths & Injuries. 2014: 46M total older adults, 7M injuries, 29M falls. 2030: 74M total older adults, 12M injuries, 49M falls

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