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Focus on falls in people with Parkinson’s disease and cognitive impairment

Falls are a major problem in the senior community with 1 in 3 people aged 65+ falling at least once a year and this risk increases as they age. This rate almost doubles for seniors living with Parkinson’s disease and cognitive impairment (60%), making falls the leading cause of injury-related disability and death in this age bracket.
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A blog posted at NeuRA written by Professor Stephen Lord. Published 22 August 2017