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A Few Key Statistics

  • A progressive loss of muscle mass occurs starting at age 40 and loss can continue to increase each decade.

  • 3 out of 4 adults who are hospitalized after a fall, either die or require long term care.

  • The top 5 causes of falls in the Fox Valley include:

    • Tripping/Stumbling​

    • Falling from a Chair

    • Falling down Steps

    • Falling from a Height (off of a roof/object)

    • Falling off of ladders

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