Are You Or A Loved One At Risk For Falls?
One-sheet PDF outlining risks, consequences and what doctors can do to help assess risks for falls.
A Patient’s Guide To Preventing Falls
Guideline to help identify risk factors for falling, including a form to list medicines taken and dosages.
Catch Yourself: Simple steps to prevent falls
One-sheet document (PDF) that outlines steps to help you “catch yourself” by reducing the risk of falling.
Falls and Balance Problems
Answers to common questions about falls and recommended sources for help.
Remembering WhenTM: Fire and Fall Prevention for Older Adults
Powerpoint presentation with photos and artwork detailing and illustrating step to prevent falls in the home. (PPT)
The Safe Living Guide: A Guide to Home Safety for Seniors
Guide to keeping the home and yourself safe, including nutrition checklist, medication safety checklist and more.
“You Can Prevent Falls” – Fact Sheets
Fact sheets to help assess fall prevention including improving your health, having a safe home and lifestyle and reducing the risks.
Don’t Fall For it. Falls Can be Prevented!
This booklet was developed by Stay On Your Feet – Adelaide West and National Ageing Research Institute, for the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, in 2004. The booklet is aimed at community dwelling older people and their families and carers.
Remembering When: Fire and Fall Prevention for Older Adults
Presentation and resources to conduct a comprehensive fire and fall prevention program for older adults in your community, developed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
CDC STEADI (Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths, & Injuries) Toolkit for Healthcare Providers
The STEADI Toolkit contains resources and tools that will help make fall prevention an integral part of healthcare providers’ clinical practice.
This document explains balance problems and offers treatment and research options.
Exercise for Older Adults
Provides benefits of exercise, safety, charting progress and frequently asked questions about exercise for older adults.
Bruno and Alice: A Love Story in Twelve Parts About Seniors and Safety
A series of twelve illustrated stories following the whimsical romance of two active seniors who, through lack of prevention, end up in awkward situations and almost miss their rendezvous with love. The stories offer insight into some of the personal preventive measures seniors can take to make their environment safer and prevent injuries.
The Hardest Part: Coldplay Music Video
Our goal at the FPCE and stopfalls.org is to make the aging population’s life one that is free from falls. Better mobility and balance is a way to ensure this. This humorous video shows what are goal is for every elderly person.