Thursday, May 22, 2014

5-23-14 senior health

A spokesperson for AARP Wisconsin says she’s pleased to see where Wisconsin ranks in an annual report on senior health.  In the report Wisconsin jumped nine spots to 10th in the nation.  Lisa Lamkins says the fact that Wisconsin ranks better than the national average when it comes to the percentage of seniors who
reported falling in the past year shows that education programs are working.  Lamkins says it is concerning thtat Wisconsin receives demerits for a high prevalence of chronic drinking and obesity.

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