STEADI: Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths & Injuries
 
Stay Independent: Learn more about fall prevention

Four things you can do to prevent falls

  1. Speak up. Talk openly with your healthcare provider about fall risks and prevention. Ask your doctor or pharmacist to review your medicines.
  2. Keep moving. Begin an exercise program to improve your leg strength and balance.
  3. Get an annual eye exam. Replace eyeglasses as needed.
  4. Make your home safer. Remove clutter and tripping hazards.