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AZNZFPS featured in first issue of Aged Care Australia

The Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Society was featured in the first edition of Aged Care Australia magazine. The article talks about the cost of falls in older adults.

Aged Care Australia is a bi-annual magazine and this issue is dedicated to raising awareness of current issues and interests.

You can read the magazine online and check out our article on page 46.

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