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Article Date: 06/25/2012
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Adler Calls for Action Plan for Seniors’ Safety
Commissioner Robert Adler, June 14 in Roll Call, urged increased attention to product safety risks and other injury issues for people age 65 or older. He noted that older people comprise 13% of the American population but suffer 60% of injuries. In describing an action plan, Adler wrote:
“[A] plan is needed for more than just falls. It’s needed to prevent the next fire or carbon monoxide inhalation death to a senior that did not manage to get out of a ... Log in to view full article.