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The Dangers of Jewelry and Desk Supplies: Just Two of the Unexpected Injury Risks for Seniors

Who would have thought that key chains, brushes, chairs and coins would be on the list of items that cause over 283,000 yearly injuries in adults over the age of 65? Although the most common causes of injury are seemingly harmless household items, it’s important to be mindful of these home structures and personal items so that we can minimize the number of seniors sent to the emergency room every year.

At, we care about the well-being our senior citizens. Check out the graphic below that highlights some of the biggest risk factors for injuries and a few suggestions for prevention.


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