Christine Cigolle finds falls among seniors up 30% over past 12 years

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"Study: Falls Among Seniors On The Rise" - CBS - Detroit. 01/19/2015

"Study suggests increase in falls among the elderly" - Science Daily. 01/19/2015

"The Elderly Are Falling More Often" - newser. 01/19/2015

"Falls on the Rise among U.S. Seniors" - US News & World Report. 01/19/2015

"More older adults are reporting falls" - Fox News. 01/22/2015

"More older adults are reporting falls" - Reuters. 01/22/2015

A recent study by Christine Cigolle and colleagues finds falling is the most frequent cause of injury among older adults and that the risk of falling has risen considerably (30%) during the 1998 to 2010 study period. The study, which used HRS data, also examined fall frequency and injuries among those 65 and older.

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