Falls Across the Lifespan - Adults - Preventing Falls

Preventing Falls

The good news is that you can prevent most falls by making healthy choices and being mindful of your surroundings.

The positive steps you take now will help you prevent falls in the future.

Here are six things you can do to help prevent falls and related injuries:

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Be Active

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Eat Well

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Check the environment inside and outside for fall risks

Knowing what is in your surroundings makes you aware of slip, trip and fall risks so that you can avoid them.

Tips to prevent indoor falls:

Tips to prevent outdoor falls:

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Avoid distracted walking:

Know the facts about alcohol

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Know your medications

Tips for use of medication: