Elderly Fall-related Deaths

Helping Elderly Prevent Falls at Superior YMCA

Dove Home Health Professionals hosts Fall Prevention Classes.

SUPERIOR, Wis.- Falling is the leading cause of death from injury in individuals 65 and older. If a senior citizen falls once, their chances of falling again are doubled. Senior citizens are invited to the Superior YMCA to help change that. Dove Home Health Professionals hosted the first part of their three-part Fall Prevention series, called “The Truth About Falling.”…

Wisconsin Ranks Highest in the Nation for Elderly Fall-related Deaths

About 25,000 die each year nationally.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – Recent numbers show Wisconsin has the nation’s highest rate of deadly falls among the elderly. Falling can always be hard on anyone, especially for those sixty five and older. A fall can be dangerous and even potentially deadly. Elderly fall injuries and deaths are increasing at a rapid pace across the country. More than one thousand people…