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Falls and falls prevention

Balance Problems and Disorders

What causes lack of balance? Learn about balance problems and disorders, symptoms—such as dizziness, vertigo, and lightheadedness—and treatment options.
Older woman using a walker on a sidewalk

Fall-Proofing Your Home

Explore these home safety tips to prevent falls, including simple changes in your living areas, personal and lifestyle changes, and home improvements.
Fall hazards in the home, including a scatter rug, dog, and empty slippers

Prevent Falls and Fractures

Do you have a fear of falling? Find tips on fall prevention, how to avoid tripping and slipping, and ways to lower your chances of getting a fracture.
Older man using a walker to prevent falls