Missouri ranks number one for fall injuries in U.S.

KSHBPublished: January 12, 2018Updated: January 13, 2018
Published: January 12, 2018Updated: January 13, 2018

With icy weather, more people are prone to take a tumble. According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Missouri’s fall injuries are 31 percent higher than the national average. It states it’s also the leading cause in injury deaths in people 65 and older. Kathy Armitage, an active lifestyle program director at the Platte County Community Center, teaches members all about fall prevention.

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