Senate Passes Falls Safety Awareness Day Bill

Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), Chairwoman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Subcommittee on Retirement and Aging, announced the Senate’s unanimous passage last night of her resolution to designate Sept. 22, 2008, as “National Falls Prevention Awareness Day” to promote public awareness about how to prevent and reduce falls among older Americans. Falls are…