A problem that stands out most to me and hits home daily in my field of work is the lack of preventative care provided to Americans but more specifically, the elderly. For example, the elderly are known for falling often and acquiring an injury. Although we know this information, our healthcare system still lets the elderly down by not providing thorough yearly assessments before a fall or injury that could help determine if they are at risk for experiencing falls in the first place. If the healthcare system provided preventative assessments, the risk for falls could be found or ruled…

Alexus Sandoval

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