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Information for caregivers and family members of the elderly on methods to prevent falls in the elderly population.
This site contains information on statistics and helpful links for fall 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.
An informational pamphlet on preventing falls in the geriatric community.
An informational pamphlet on ways to improve balance in 10 minutes a day.
An informational pamphlet on ways to reduce your risk of falling.