Fall Prevention

Downloadable Tools and Tips:

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For more ideas on ways to research and make wise choices, we recommend the following resources:

Guidelines for the Prevention of Falls in Older Persons
Information for caregivers and family members of the elderly on methods to prevent falls in the elderly population.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Contains information on how to identify elderly who are at risk for falls, and how to prevent falls in those individuals.

Tremblay, K. R. and C. E. Barner, “Preventing Falls in the Elderly,”Colorado State University Extension
Causes and prevention of falls in the elderly population.

The AGS Foundation for Health in Aging walking tips for older adults

Walking tips for older adults.

Home Safety Tips: The AGS Foundation for Health in Aging
Home safety tips to decrease the risk of falls.

Preventing Serious Falls: The AGS Foundation for Health in Aging
Reduce the risk of serious injury from falls.