Key Takeaways

  • Improving strength and balance can help protect you from a fall.

  • Your local senior center and area agency on aging can help connect you to an exercise program near you.

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

One proven way to reduce the risk for falls: improve strength and balance.  And that can be as simple as finding an exercise program that works for you.

View and share this tipsheet on staying strong and finding a strength and balance boosting exercise program.

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.