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Fall Prevention Awareness Month

Fall Prevention Awareness Month Preventable falls continue to remain a dominant issue with older generations.  According to the County Health Officials of New York, “falls are the leading cause of injury deaths, hospitalizations and emergency department visits among adults 65 and older.” As a result, fall prevention has quickly become a leading program throughout communities […]


National Safety Month: Stop Slips, Trips, and Falls

By Osagie Ebekozien, MPH, Manager of Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement, and Tamika Santos, Clinical Case Manager June is National Safety Month, and the National Safety Council encourages us to consider the many safety issues that we face in our everyday lives. This year, the National Safety Month theme is “Safety: It takes all of us,” […]