People who don't receive help quickly have a high chance of falling again within the next year.
A quick response increases your survival rate and minimizes the physical and mental injuries you’re likely to incur, which directly influences the quality of life you're able to enjoy afterwards.
According to the Center for Disease Control, falls are the leading cause of death and morbidity among the elderly.
People who get help quickly after experiencing a fall have an 80 percent chance of survival with a chance of returning to independent living.
Step 3: Wait for Help The final step is simply waiting for help to arrive.