What Causes Elderly People to Fall?

Fall accidents are common among senior citizens. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated that such accidents are the top cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries among American seniors. Accidents can happen anytime, and it helps to know how people can secure themselves from falling.

A senior citizen’s poor physical health, declining eyesight, chronic illness, past surgeries, medication, living environment, and behavior are among the common causes of fall accidents. It’s essential to know more about them so that the seniors themselves, their families, and any caregivers can help keep them safe from falling.

This infographic by Euro-American Connections & Homecare can help people know more about the causes of fall accidents and take preventive measures to keep seniors safe.

This entry was posted in Health.