Downloadable Tools and Tips:

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Web Resources:

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.

Fall Prevention Center of Excellence

This site contains information on statistics and helpful links for fall prevention.

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 consumer pamphlet “A patient’s guide to preventing falls”

An informational pamphlet on preventing falls in the geriatric community.

Improve Balance: The AGS Foundation for Health in Aging/

An informational pamphlet on ways to improve balance in 10 minutes a day.

Reduce Risk of Falling: The AGS Foundation for Health in Aging

An informational pamphlet on ways to reduce your risk of falling.

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