Home Safety is Bone Safety
Preventing hip fractures from falls is critical for senior home safety. A few common sense precautions can make homes safer and extend independence. A public service message from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Orthopaedic Trauma Association.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has developed guidelines to help seniors prevent falls. Find out about these and other fall-related facts in the Prevention & Safety section of orthoinfo.org.