Take Steps To Avoid Falls

(Tip # 17)
Contributed By: Health Care Admin. Ramil
Take Steps To Avoid Falls

As we age, the odds of taking a fall increase. Of course, accidents do happen. However, there are many things seniors and caregivers can do to prevent everyday slips, trips and loss of balance. Use a cane or walker when needed, strengthen muscles and do balance exercises, keep clutter to a minimum, install (and use) grab bars, and make sure rooms have adequate lighting. Also, take a look at our newsette that offers recommendations on how to respond to a fall.
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