Helping Seniors Stand Strong

The UF Health TraumaOne Senior Steps program promotes active aging through fall prevention.

By: Dee Russell
Older man holding onto walking cane One in four older adults reported falling, with more than 3 million falls requiring treatment in emergency rooms, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
“People need to know falling is not a normal part of the aging process. It can be prevented.”
Rebecca Melvin
UF Health TraumaOne Education Coordinator