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Did You Know?

 

Did You Know? is a feature from the Center 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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February 22, 2019
  • About 7,400 older adults died and more than 290,000 were treated in emergency departments in 2016 as a result of motor vehicle crash injuries.
  • Changes in health that might come with age can reduce mobility and increase older adults’ risks for falls and motor vehicle crash injuries.
  • Health professionals can encourage older adults to use CDC’s MyMobility Plan pdf icon[PDF-4.5MB] to take action now to stay safe and independent longer.

Did You Know?  information and web links are current as of their publication date. They may become outdated over time.

Page last reviewed: February 22, 2019