Falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among adults 65 and older. Fire departments can play an important role in reducing falls among this age group by promoting fall prevention in community safety outreach activities.
Did you know:
Each year, 1 in 4 older adults aged 65 and older experiences a fall, and people who fall once are 2 times more likely to fall again.
Messages to share
Pictographs can help overcome literacy barriers by communicating messages with pictures. Our pictographs will help you to communicate safety messages to high-risk populations.