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dc.contributor.authorCenter for Gerontologyen
dc.date.accessioned2019-09-19T14:02:35Z
dc.date.available2019-09-19T14:02:35Z
dc.date.issued2013-10en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10919/93775
dc.description.abstractFalls are a major public health concern for older adults. Annually, 1 out of 3 Americans aged 65+ experiences a fall. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the leading cause of hospitalization for trauma and the leading cause of injury death for aging adults¹. Falls are also associated with numerous physical and psychological health conditions, decreased quality of life, and high health care costs.en
dc.description.sponsorshipNSF-Smart Health and Wellbeing Programen
dc.format.extent1 pageen
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dc.publisherVirginia Tech. Center for Gerontologyen
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dc.titleOverview: Risk of Falling and Older Adultsen
dc.typeFact sheeten
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dc.identifier.sourceurlhttps://drive.google.com/file/d/1Xdvxo5bASqwZB5kaBMK8Urtbz4ihuy_R/viewen


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