Talking about falls

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Among older adults 65 and older, falls are the leading cause of injury death and injuries from falling send two million older Americans to the emergency room each year. Experts say countless people never report those falls to their doctor—or anyone else. “As we get older, our ability to sense when something is happening decreases,” said Emily Keshner, professor and chair of physical therapy at Temple.