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A resolution: No More Falling Down in 2019 - G&M Opinion feature article

Posted January 7, 2019

Fear of Falling - a major public health issue - is the lead article and focus of the Opinion section of Saturday January 5th issue of the Globe and Mail. It grabs attention with a bright yellow sign, with large red caps title and icon of a figure falling, and long-time journalist Sandra Martin describes her personal experiences along with statistics and interviews. Check it out at


What do you think will stay with readers

- the stats that costs of falling could rise to $4.4 billion, or

- that between 20 and 30% of people over age 65 fall annually, or

- the personal stories and fears?