The following is the TV commercial by Red Cross Germany in 2014, which shows an empty nest elderly falls down at home - helpless. What can we do to help ourselves and minimize such risk at home? Our man down detect alarm devices (EC7000 and PD139) can help us.
According to World Health Organization (WHO),
Fall injury is one of the important health problem for elderly. Falling down is the leading cause of injury death for American age 65 or older.
According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 35 - 40% American elderly fall at least once each year. And about half of the fall happens at home.