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Improve Your Health Online Learning for older adults 

Stay independent and avoid falls. This Improve Your Health campaign, enrol in the Stay On Your Feet® Online Learning! 

Do you want to stay independent and prevent falls? Are you looking for convenient ways to learn about falls prevention from the comfort of your own home? The Stay On Your Feet® Online Learning Modules are here to provide you with knowledge and practical tips on how to prevent falls. 

Injury Matters offers the following Stay On Your Feet® Online Learning Modules for you to learn at your own pace.

  • Improve Your Health: Learn about how improving your health and wellbeing is essential for healthy ageing and is a key component to preventing falls.  
  • Move Your Body: Improve your awareness and knowledge of the importance of strength and balance for healthy ageing and preventing falls. 

Taking control of your health is crucial for healthy ageing and falls prevention. The Improve Your Health Online Learning Module is designed to provide you with valuable insights and actionable tips that are easy to implement in your daily life. By enrolling in this online learning module, you will gain knowledge about how improving your health and wellbeing can reduce the risk of falls and help you stay independent. 

Simple tips covered in the Improve Your Health Online Learning Module include: 

Check Your Medicines

Did you know that some medications can increase the risk of falls due to side effects like dizziness or drowsiness? Reviewing your medications regularly with your healthcare provider can help identify and manage any potential medication-related risks, reducing the chance of falls caused by medication issues. 

Webster pack containing medication

Keep a Healthy Mind

Mental Wellness is just as important as keeping your body healthy. Engaging in activities that challenge your brain, such as reading, puzzles, or learning a new hobby, can help maintain cognitive function and reduce the risk of falls. Staying socially active and seeking support if you’re feeling stressed or anxious can also contribute to good mental health, which is crucial for overall well-being. 

Fuel your Body

Eating a balanced and nutritious diet is essential for maintaining good health. Including foods that are rich in calcium and vitamin D, which are important for bone health, can help prevent falls. Avoiding excessive alcohol consumption and reducing the intake of sugary or processed foods can also positively impact your health and lower the risk of falls. 

Don’t wait until a fall happens to take action. Enrol in the Stay On Your Feet® Online Learning Modules and empower yourself with knowledge to stay safe, healthy, and falls-free! 

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