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Tips to help older adults learn how to reduce risk for falls

 

Last updated 10/1/2021 at 4:06pm



Dr. Daman Jamarai

Chief Medical Officer, UnitedHealthcare, Southern California

As we age, we begin to learn – sometimes firsthand – how devastating a fall can be. It isn’t quite as easy as it once was to hop back up and continue on our way.

September is National Falls Prevention Month, a great time for older adults to learn about the dangers falls pose to quality of life and independence and tips to reduce risk factors.

Each year millions of older adults experience falls and fall-related injuries. California ranked 20thth in a state-to-state comparison with 25.4% of adults age 65+ re...



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