Talk With Your Doc About Falls
Tips on talking to your doctor about falls.
Medications And Falls In The Elderly
Important information about medications that may cause serious side effects contributing to falls in the elderly.
Check for Safety
Checklist from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to identify and address potential hazards in the home that may increase the risk of 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.
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.
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.
“Prevention of Falls in the Elderly Population”
Facts about falls in elderly Canadians as well as detailed preventative measures for persons in various physical stages.
An overview of medicines, taking medicines safely and more.