Falls Risk - The Gathering Place, An Adult Day Center

  • Alcohol Use and Older Adults

    How Alcohol Affects the Body

    Drinking alcohol affects the body in many ways. These effects can lead to physical and mental changes that can put alcohol users and others at risk of injury or death. Possible dangers include falls, household accidents, and car crashes.

  • Falls Free® Initiative

    You might think you’re never going to fall, but the truth is 1 in 4 older adults fall every year in the U.S.  Every 11 seconds, an older adult is seen in an emergency department for a fall-related injury.  The good news is that most falls are preventable. Start by learning 6 easy steps: