Aging adults rate FF highest among other common fears such as criminal violence, financial crisis, or adverse health event., Almost 50% of community dwelling.
Rehabil Nurs. Nov-Dec;29(6) Fear of falling in older adults: a guide to its prevalence, risk factors, and consequences. Evitt CP(1), Quigley PA.
Many older people are afraid of falling, more so after experiencing a fall. Fear of falling can have a serious impact on an older person's health.