NewsHow to Prevent Serious Falls SHARE ON: Justin Goulet, contributor, Tuesday, Nov. 10th, 2015 1 in 3 people over the age of 65 fall each year, and many suffer serious injuries requiring weeks of hospitalization or bed-rest.The BC Falls and Injury Prevention Coalition is trying to raise awareness about ways to prevent falls, especially among seniors.Heather Fudge is a Clinical Nurse specializing in Senior’s Health. She says seniors should stay physically active, and remove tripping hazards in their home. //news.vistaradio.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Heather-3a.wavFudge says serious falls often cause seniors to lose their independence. 40% of residential care admissions are due to a serious fall. For more on the BC Falls and Injury Prevention Coalition, visit their official website.