45% of trauma patients admitted to Upstate University Hospital were from falls.
According to the CDC, falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among adults 65 and older
Falls can be costly personally and financially
They threaten older adults’ safety and independence
Falling is not an inevitable part of aging
We partner with various community agencies to provide falls prevention programs.
We are available to meet with your group upon request to present fall prevention topics as well as provide informational booths at events.
To schedule, please call (315) 464-4773.