The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has provided some simple tips to help older adults minimize their risk of falling

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

The document notes that “falls are not an inevitable part of aging” and that “many falls can be prevented.” This handy resource includes a checklist to help older adults make their home environment safer. The page also contains links to more in-depth articles including a down-loadable PDF copy of their 2008 publication “Preventing Falls: What Works: A CDC Compendium of Effective Community-based Interventions from Around the World.” Please click below to view this resource.

 

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