Falls don't just happen, and people don't fall just because they get older. But falls can put you at risk of serious injury. Often, more than one underlying cause or risk factor is involved in a fall. Many falls are linked to a person' physical condition or a medical problem, such as a chronic disease. Other contributing factors, such as safety hazards at home or in the community, could increase your risk of falling. Come learn about simple steps you can take to reduce your fall risk.