Falling is always just something you hear about until you have a family member or friend, who is elderly, actually fall him/herself. Falling is a serious cause of injury and death amongst those who are elderly. *One of out five falls causes serious injury and, in 2013, 25,464 deaths, among adults aged ≥65, were attributed to unintentional falls.
Now, advancements in technology can detect and work to prevent falling. Read about how robots can now detect things like falling and health issues, based on movement tracking.
*Sources from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: