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Falls and falls prevention

Six Tips To Help Prevent Falls

Learn about how to help prevent falls in this NIA infographic. Download, print, and share it with your friends and family.
Six Tips To Help Prevent Falls infographic. Click to open page with transcript

Older Adults and Balance Problems

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

Preventing Falls at Home: Room by Room

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

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