What to Ask: Falls Prevention

A fall is one of the most common events that threaten the independence of older adults. Each year, up to a third of older adults living in the community suffers a fall. This number increases to almost two thirds among older adults who have a history of a fall in the past year. About half of all people in nursing homes fall each year.

Click on each of the topics below to display questions you can ask your healthcare provider about falls. 

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