Did you know that:
- Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries among older adults?
- Falls are the primary cause of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)-related deaths?
- The highest percentage of TBI-related deaths were among those over the age of 65 (41%)?
- Vermont was ranked 41st in the nation with regards to the % of adults 65 and older who had reported falling in the last 12 months? (America’s Health Rankings Senior Report)