Your eyes not only see where you are going, but help with balance and movement. As you age, your eyes change.
"I hadn't realized it was 3 years since I saw the eye doctor. I can see better now. I just have to be careful on the stairs as I get used to my new bifocals."
1½ minute video to learn about getting around your home with vision problems.
If you have low vision, watch this
short video to learn about aids to help you cope.
To learn more about your risk of falling complete the
“Is there a chance you might fall?” checklist.
Current as of: June 30, 2019
Author: Fall Risk Management Program
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