Key Takeaways

  • Family and friends are some of your strongest allies in maintaining independence and avoiding falls.

  • Not sure how to start? These 5 tips can help.

  • Print and share this falls prevention tip sheet with your loved ones and their caregivers.

The people closest to you can be strong allies in helping reduce your risk of falling. One-on-one conversations help pave the way for support. If you're not sure how to get started, our tips can help.

Check out these 5 tips and share them with your family and friends.

This project was supported, in part by grant number 90FPSG0051 from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.