September 21 is 'Falls Prevention Awareness Day' in Missouri
MISSOURI - September 21 is now Falls Prevention Awareness day in Missouri.
According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, every 15 seconds an elderly person is seen in an emergency room for a fall-related injury.
Falls continue to be the leading casue of fatal and non-fatal injuries for people 65 years of age and older.
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