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Seeing beyond the tip of the iceberg: How data is helping senior living communities prevent falls, protect residents

We all know that the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries in the over-65s remains the humble (yet hazardous) fall. While some 25% of seniors fall each year, that figure rises to an incredible 50-75% in long-term care facilities. Recovery from falls (when possible) often results in lost independence and move to a facility…

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