Physiocare Rimbey

Steps to Prevent falls for Seniors: Move; Improve; Remove

Most Falls are Preventable, follow these steps to help prevent slips, trips and falls so you can stay independent and enjoy the fun things in life.

MOVE your body:
  • Challenge your balance and build strength and flexibility with regular physical activity.
  • Enhance your stability and coordination with activities such as walking, swimming, or Tai Chi.
  • Increase the intensity of your physical activity over time to build stronger muscles.
IMPROVE your health:
  • Review medications regularly with your healthcare provider or pharmacist, and discuss any side effects such as feeling dizzy or sleepy.
  • Have your eye health and hearing checked regularly.
  • Keep up your social activities.
  • Routinely clean your teeth and gums.
  • Eat a nutritious diet and stay hydrated.
REMOVE hazards:
  • Keep your floors and pathways clutter-free.
  • Install grab bars in the bathroom.
  • Use handrails, and turn on lights on all staircases.
  • Wear non-slip and supportive footwear inside and outside.


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  • Thanks to finding balance Alberta for this wonderful article. Please consult the Physiotherapist about the best exercise program for you.

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