The elderly are falling more, study says

January 20, 2015 3:04 PM

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The elderly are falling more, study says

Elderly Americans are apparently falling more often, but researchers don't know why. A new study says adults aged 65 and up self-reported a noticeable increase in falls between 1998 and 2010, reports Eureka Alert.

Queried every two years, the percentage of seniors who said they'd fallen at least once in that time rose from 28 to 36 percent over the 12-year span.

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