Last month the Justin Renteria of the New York Times wrote "Keeping Older Pedestrians Safe".
Renteria highlights a recent AARP study that "people 65 and older make up 13 percent of the population but account for a disproportionate number of pedestrian deaths (20 percent in 2012), and sustain more severe injuries in nonfatal accidents."
Also, some of the innovative ways communities are developing their street crossings.
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Suffering a fall is an all too common event that can in an instance cost older adults financially and impact their daily independence. There are different initiatives one can take in their everyday life to reduce the likelihood of suffering a fall. One of these evidence-based programs that have had an international impact is Stepping On.