If your loved one has suffered a fall, there are a range of outcomes. With luck, all that's bruised is pride, but seniors are usually more delicate than the general population, and one in five falls results in a severe injury, such as broken bones or head injury. One specific injury that's often a result of a senior fall is a hip fracture. Over 300,000 seniors are treated for hip fractures every year, and 95 percent of hip fractures arise from a fall.
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