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6 Facts about Falls in the Elderly

Eighty-five-year-old Ruth Bader Ginsburg fell this week, breaking three ribs. Because she is a Supreme Court justice, her fall made the news, but this a senior citizen falling is far from unusual. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately one-quarter of seniors fall each year, and this number is considered…

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