Every year 1 out of every 3 adults over the age of 65 years falls … and the risk of falls increases with every year that passes. By the time they are 80 years old the statistics are positively alarming … with over 50% of our precious elderly falling on a regular basis.
These alarming statistics represent only the tip of the iceberg as … as long as they can still get up and limp around … many seniors do not report their falls. As many families live at a distance from the seniors in their lives and the Sandwich Generation is … well … “sandwiched” and stressed … again many of the “falling-incidents” and their subsequent damage remain unnoticed or unreported.
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