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#1 preventable death for adults 65 and older

Posted at 11:53 AM, Jun 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-14 14:53:58-04

June is National Safety Month so the National Safety Council is putting the spotlight on a top cause of preventable death in the home: falls. Falls are the No. 1 cause of preventable death for adults age 65 and older and constitute more than a quarter of all injury-related deaths in the home. Becky Turpin with the National Safety Council and President of MobileHelp Dennis Boyle provide tips to fall-proof one’s home and how technology can help.