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Broken Bones, Broken Lives: Falls In Nursing Homes

By Jack Halpern, CEO, My Elder Advocate Falls among nursing home residents occur frequently and repeatedly. According to the CDC, about 1,800 older adults living in nursing homes die each year from fall-related injuries and those who survive falls frequently sustain hip fractures and head injuries that result in permanent disability and reduced quality of life.For an elderly person, a …