Caregivers, let’s talk about keeping you and your family safe and active.
Many people think falling is expected as we age. The truth is, older adults can improve balance and strength. Taking action to address the risk of falling is to staying crucial way to stay healthy and independent as long as possible. Falls prevention activities are
beneficial to everyone across the lifespan, and they can be fun!
The most common risk factors that can result in a fall:
• Physical risk factors: changes in your body that increase your risk for a fall
• Behavioral risk factors: things we do or don’t
do that increase our falls risk
• Environmental risk factors: hazards in our
home or community
HGAAA is helping in Falls Prevention is by offering virtual Matter of Balance Programs and BINGOcize. Ask us about our programs Today!
This guide is designed specifically to help caregivers talk with their loved ones about falls risks and to work together to develop a plan to prevent falls.