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Slips and falls now rank as the leading cause of injury deathsamong people 65 and older.

And Missouri’s rate of injury by falling is 31 percent higher than the national average.

The good news is that falls are preventable. Missouri has a plan to reduce falls and fall-related injuries among older adults, and a voluntary group of more than 50 organizations has joined to spread the word.

For more information about steps you can take to reduce fall-related injuries and ways to get involved, click on the links in the upper left. 

Contact us to speak to someone about falls and how to prevent them.