Economic upswing needed here perhaps?
Nearly 1/3 of women over 65 will fall every year, and the rate goes up with age.
The risk for men is somewhat less but still substantial.
Although hip fractures are the classic disastrous consequence of falls, head injuries and back injuries can also occur.
These incidents can set people on the path to long-term decline and disability.
What’s needed to help revive the economy? Thoughtfulness about people’s physical environment…