How can I prevent falls?
Falls are preventable no matter your age. You can follow these simple steps to prevent falls and Stay On Your Feet®.
Building your strength and balance by moving your body is one of the best ways to prevent falls. Moving your body helps to improve your balance and posture, strengthen your muscles and bones, and is good for overall health and wellbeing.
Overall health and wellbeing are important for healthy ageing and preventing falls. Improving your health by managing the medication you take, eating a healthy diet with the right nutrients, and keeping your mind active supports your body to take part in daily activities, stay alert, and reduce falls.
It is important that your home is a safe place for you to live in and reduce the risk of falls. Your vision, as well as safe eye and footwear also helps to maintain your balance and navigate obstacles around you.