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Catch Your Fall on September 23, 2011 for National Falls Prevention Awareness Day!

Catch Your Fall on September 23, 2011 for National Falls Prevention Awareness Day!

Call the Dallas Area Agency on Aging at 214-871-5065 for information on fall prevention. Contact Jessica Walker at 214-954-4218 to sign up for Matter of Balance classes.

Hazards in your home can cause an accident waiting to happen—
Actions YOU can take to Prevent Falls:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist to review your medication
.Check and correct your vision
 .Exercise regularly
 .Assess the safety of your home
 .Modify your home to improve safety
 .Stand up slowly
 .Wear shoes inside and outside
 .Improve the lighting in your house


Risk Factors for Falls:
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Leg Weakness
 .Low Blood Pressure
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Poor Flexibility


Posted on: 9/19/2011

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