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Falls Prevention

imageBathrooms Can Be a Dangerous Place! Learn More! (PDF)

Gift a Grab Bar Information Brochure (PDF)

 

 

Falls are NOT a normal part of aging. There are many steps that individuals can take to reduce their risk in order to continue to live actively and independently.

Exercises at the Kitchen Sink6 Warning Signs of Falls

12 Tips To Stay On Your Feet (Placemat)

Exercises at the Kitchen Sink Booklet

Furniture Height

Is Your Cane the Correct Height?

Move to Keep Moving

Prevent a Fall - Protect Your Way of Life

Stepping Out Safely

Thumbs Up Pamphlet

Falls PreventionWinter Safety

You Can Prevent Falls 

Resources can be ordered and picked up by
calling 519-631-9900.

Other Website Links:

Active Independent Aging

Canada Safety Council

Canada's Research-based Pharmaceutical Companies

Finding Balance Ontario
This website is dedicated to helping seniors prevent a fall before it happens so they can stay active and independent.

Osteoporosis Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada, Division of Aging and Seniors

Safe Communities – St. Thomas Elgin
The partners of Safe Communities shares one goal: to reduce or eliminate unnecessary injuries and deaths. Recent statistics suggest there are 40 or more preventable deaths in Elgin County each year plus thousands of unnecessary and preventable injuries. Road safety, workplace safety, safety in homes and on farms, and safety for children, families and the elderly are prime concerns for us.

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