Fall Related Death Rate Among Older Adults Increases 110%

Age-adjusted death rates due to unintentional falls among older adults increased 110% from 1999 to 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The fall-related death rate among those aged 65 or more years increased from 29.4 per 100,000 to 61.6 per 100,000 during that time, the CDC said in the Sept. 28 […]