We’ve all had this experience- rushing somewhere, not looking where we’re going and the next thing we know, we’re flat on the ground. If we’re lucky, we can dust ourselves off and get back on our way. As we age, however, that luck may run out. Falling can be a serious matter for older individuals: both the cause of the fall and its consequences can denote serious medical concerns and life-changing consequences. For some insightful lessons from personal experiences with falling, Read This. And for advice about how to lessen the risk of falls in the home, Read This.