Deadly Falls by Seniors Up 112% Since 1999

by Bruce Montgomery June 09, 2014

 

National Safety Council highlights injury and death by falling, drug poisoning, vehicle crashes

 

SeniorJournal.com, June 9, 2014 - Fatal falls among seniors age 65 and older have risen 112 percent since 1999. More than 21,600 deaths in 2010 were attributed to falls among this age group, accounting for eight out of every 10 fatal falls in the United States. Read more ...




Bruce Montgomery
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Dr. Bruce Montgomery is a licensed building contractor in Michigan and Florida. He is a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist as designated by the National Association of Home Builders. He has also achieved an Executive Certificate in Home Modification from the University of Southern California. He has a wide ranging educational background, including a Master of Science degree in Entomology, with a Master of Science degree in Forestry and a Ph.D. in educational administration.




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