Did you know that between 32%-42% of people over 70 falls between 5 and 7 times a year?
56% of falls in elderly people lead to fractures with 26% of those who sustain hip fractures dying within 12 months.
There are steps we can take to reduce the risks of falling amongst the elderly and that are what the visual asset aims to do.

Author Bio;
This infographic is provided by Derek Eastwood, a Business Development Manager at Hussey Fraser Solicitors in Dublin. A critical part of his work is keeping up to date with information relating to the safety and amount of elderly people who die as a result of a falling every year is heartbreaking.

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