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January 22, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Elderly at risk on ice

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Who is most at risk when our roads or sidewalks turn to ice?  According to new research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association more than one-third of community living adults older than 65 fall each year.    Approximately ten percent of falls result in a major injury such as fractures, serious soft […]

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