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A Time to Give Thanks, and Secure Throw Rugs

Many of us spend our Thanksgiving holiday with family and vacation at home. This is a fantastic opportunity to take a moment and check our homes and our loved ones’ homes for fall risks.

Falls are the number one cause of injury, hospital visits due to trauma, and death from an injury among people age 65 and older. It is estimated that one in three older adults falls each year, with more than half of all falls occurring in and around the home.

Research shows that the most effective way ...

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The USC Davis School of Gerontology invites California students to participate in its 2015 Morton Kesten Universal Design Competition!

Seeking innovative submissions from students to win one of three cash awards! The deadline to submit is Tuesday, December 15, 2015.

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