Older Adult Falls

Falls are a threat to the health of older adults and can reduce their ability to remain independent.

However, falls aren’t something that just happens when you age, there are proven ways to reduce falls.

Pharmacists can help prevent older adult falls.

MyMobility Plan

Every 20 minutes an older adult dies from a fall in the United States. Many more are injured. Take a stand to prevent falls. STEADI www.cdc.gov/steadi

Falls are the most common cause of traumatic brain injury


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