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FOR OLDER ADULTS

Am I at risk for a fall?

Preventing falls is important to staying independent. It is about being able to enjoy life’s moments; it is about playing with grandchildren and keeping up with friends.

Did You Know?

Falls are the leading cause of injury among older adults...

Assessing Your Risk of Falling

 

Want to be more physically active and reduce your risk of falling? Click here to find out how!

Next Steps

If you are at risk for falls... what can i do to help prevent falls...

Resources

 

  • You can prevent falls

  • How to lower your fall risk

  • Staying Independent - Self Screening Tool

MEDICAL DISCLAIMER

The information contained on this website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your primary care provider or a qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding any medical condition, or before beginning any exercise program.

Toll Free Senior Line 

 

The toll-free Seniors Information Line provides  a traditional method of speaking with a bilingual, customer-service oriented telephone agent. For basic information on government programs and services for seniors, their families and caregivers please contact:

1-855-550-0552

Tele-Care 

 

If you or someone you know requires non-urgent health advice or information, call Tele-Care. A registered nurse will assess your needs and provide information, education and/or advice as required. For access to this confidential and bilingual toll-free telephone service, 24 hours a day, seven days a week please dial:

8-1-1

For medical emergencies, immediately call  911  or visit your local emergency department.

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