15,000 Older Upstate Adults Injured Due to Falls

UNIVERA REPORTS CLOSE TO 15,000 OLDER UPSTATE NY ADULTS INJURED AND HOSPITALIZED DUE TO FALLS
Each year, 15,000 older adults in upstate New York are hospitalized as a result of injuries due to falls, according to a new Univera Healthcare report. The falls, which often occur in the home and are preventable, can trigger a chain of events, including long-term rehabilitation, nursing home care and even death. Annual hospitalization costs in upstate New York related to falls average $370 million. Read more here.