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Preventing Falls: What To Ask Your Doctor

Am I taking any medicines that will make me sleepy, dizzy, or lightheaded? How can I make my bathroom safer? Should I use a cane or a walker? These are some important questions to ask your doctor on the topic of fall prevention.

Review Date: February 11, 2012

NIH National Library of Medicine - NLM

Falls and Older Adults (Videos)

Learn how to maintain your bone health to prevent falls, how to modify your home for increased safety, what devices you can use to prevent falls, and more. This site also contains answers to frequently asked questions about falls, and a video featuring home safety tips.

Review Date: March 02, 2012

National Institutes of Health - NIH
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