March 17, 2023 — When Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) fell recently at a dinner event in Washington, D.C., he unfortunately joined a large group of his senior citizen peers. 

This wasn’t the first tumble the 81-year-old has taken. In 2019, he fell in his home, fracturing his shoulder. This time, he got a concussion and was recently released to an in-patient rehabilitation facility. While McConnell didn’t fracture his skull, in falling and hitting his head, McConnell became part of an emerging statistic: one that reveals falls are more dangerous for senior men than senior women. 

This new research, which appeared…


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