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Feel safe and secure when you are at home!
9 out of 10 people want to age at home. Is your home ready?
Falls are the #1 threat to senior health and safety when aging in place.
Making sure you or your loved one's home is safe for every day life is key to being able to maintain a healthy, quality life at home. Falling in the shower can be physically devastating. Medications, vision impairment and general weakness along with environmental factors put seniors in danger of seriously injuring themselves in a fall. Having assist bars in place will provide a level of safety and security so that you or your loved one can remain at home and feel at peace.
FACTS REGARDING FALLS*
Every 11 seconds, an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a fall.
According to the National Council on Aging, one in four Americans over he age of 65 falls each year.
In 2014, older Americans experienced 29 million falls, resulting in 7 million injuries.
Every 19 minutes an older adult dies from a fall.
More than 300,00 people are hospitalized each year from broken hips and 95 percent of these fractures are the result of a fall.
Falls are the leading cause of fatal injury among older adults and the most frequent reason for non-fatal trauma as well.
Falls are the most common cause of traumatic brain injuries for people in every stage of life and result in 800,000 total hospitalizations in America each year.
Falls result in more than 2.8 million injuries treated in emergency departments annually, including over 800,000 hospitalizations and more than 27,000 deaths.
*Source - Aging.com
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