A new study shows that people over age 70 are three times more likely than younger people to die when they fall. Older people also take more medications with a fall risk, and which pose a risk themselves when someone taking them falls. Experts discuss these complications and why it’s important to prevent falls and other injuries.
- Dr. Julius Cheng, Professor of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center
- Dr. Robin Lee, team lead, Safety Promotion Team, Center for Disease Control & Prevention