Daily living activities of Medicare beneficiaries, 2007
In 2007, more than 25% of community-resident Medicare beneficiaries over age 65 had difficulty in performing one or more activities of daily living. An additional 4.6% reported difficulties with instrumental… [ Get More Details ]
Falls among older adults
An older adults suffers a fall that requires an emergency room visit every 15 seconds. Every 29 minutes, an older American dies as a result of a fall.
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