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The Faces of Osteoporosis

Reduce the chances of falling.

Did you realize that one out of three people 65 and older falls each year?

The good news is that health care providers can help reduce their patients’ chances of falling and of suffering serious injuries like hip fractures and traumatic brain damage.

CDC’s Injury Center created the STEADI Tool Kit for health care providers who see older adults in their practice who are at risk of falling or who may have fallen in the past. The STEADI Tool Kit gives health care providers the information and tools they need to assess and address their older patients’ fall risk.

READ MORE: http://www.cdc.gov/homeandrecreationalsafety/Falls/steadi/about.html