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We are Celebrating Trauma Awareness Month in May

By | May 10th, 2016|Preparedness|

May is National Trauma Awareness Month and the perfect time to highlight the real improvements made possible by our dedicated trauma stakeholders. It’s also an ideal time to discuss the continuing impact of falls in our elderly community. This year’s Trauma Awareness Month theme is “Safe Steps for Seniors," focusing on preventing falls in seniors. [...]

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Prevention of Falls among Older Arizonans: A Cornerstone of Healthy Aging

By | November 3rd, 2015|Prevention|

Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries, and injury-related emergency department visits and hospitalizations in Arizona for people 65 years of age and older. Falls can result in serious injuries such as fractures and traumatic brain injuries, and in some cases can be fatal. Falls, and the fear of falling, can also [...]