Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, November 19th, 2000
Though the 82-year-old can't remember all the details from a CDC test program she took part in two years ago, Elva still benefits from the message preached: make her surroundings safer.
The CDC during October 2000 announced $350,000 in grants to five states, including Arkansas, for programs designed to eliminate falls and fire injuries among the elderly.
Since breaking both of her shoulders, each during a separate fall, Elva says she has...
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