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Six steps to prevent falls

Did you know that one in three older Americans falls every year? If you have an aging parent, grandparent, or neighbor in your life, you can help them reduce their risk of falling and stay independent. Sept. 22 was National Falls Prevention Awareness Day (FPAD), sponsored by our Falls Free© Initiative. Use our six steps to help your older loved one stay on their feet.


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