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Stand Up To Falling – Learn What You Can Do

  • September 18, 2017
  • by Lori Henry

Every 11 seconds, an older adult is seen in an emergency department for a fall-related injury.

Laura Macclam, BSN, RN, EMTP, injury prevention coordinator, Spectrum Health Butterworth Trauma Service is excited to spread the word about how to prevent falls.

“Falls became one of my passions when I learned how many older adults fall every year in the US and here in West Michigan, Falling is NOT a natural part of aging, Stand Up To Falls!” says Laura.

September 22nd is the National Falls Prevention Awareness Day. In this video Laura Maclam talks about the upcoming Stand Up To Falls event and how you have the power to reduce the risks of falls.

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