When you design a building, the goal is often to ensure you are meeting the building code. After all, the building code was developed with health and safety has primary goals.
In the world of senior housing, the building code is not nearly enough.
On today’s show we’re talking about how each second of every day in the United States, an older adult has a fall. So, for each step we take, someone aged 65 or older is falling. Currently, falls cost our health system $50 billion a year.
Host: Victor Menasce