Fall prevention may not seem like a lively topic, but it’s important. As you get older, physical changes and health conditions — and sometimes the medications used to treat those conditions — make falls more likely. In fact, falls are a leading cause of injury among older adults. Still, fear of falling doesn’t need to rule your life. Instead, consider six simple fall-prevention strategies.
- Make an appointment with your doctor
- Keep moving
- Wear sensible shoes
- Remove home hazards
- Light up your living space
- Use assistive devices
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