Home Fall Prevention Checklist for Adults

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Each year, thousands of older Americans fall at home. Many of them are seriously injured, and some are disabled. In 2011, nearly 23,000 people over age 65 died and 2.4 million were treated in emergency departments because of falls. Falls are often due to hazards that are easy to overlook but easy to fix. Download the checklist below, which can help you find and fix those hazards in your home.