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Stand Tall: How to Prevent Falls

Treadmills, balloons and other tricks to help you keep your balance

On any given day, every 18 seconds, an older adult lands in the emergency room because of a fall. And nearly 23,000 deaths a year are linked to falls. Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham and Robert Atkins, M.D, of Atkins diet fame, for example, both died as a result of falls. … Back to Article

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