Whitepaper: The prevalence of falls among older adults
Routine vision screening can minimize the risks
Falls among adults age 65 and older are very costly for health plans, their members and families. Each year about $50 billion is spent on non-fatal fall injuries and $754 million is spent on fatal falls. The financial toll is expected to increase as the population ages.
This free white paper will help you understand
- The financial impact of falls among seniors
- The connection between poor vision and falls
- How routine eye exams can identify chronic and costly health conditions like diabetes that contribute to poor vision and falls
- How vision care solutions, including lens enhancements and comprehensive managed vision care, can mitigate the personal and financial consequences of falls among older adults