Physical activity improves health at any age. Everyone needs it. What’s in it for me?
Be inspired to get active (video)
"I walk daily and belong to a bowling league. Regular activity keeps me strong. When I tripped, I regained my balance and didn't fall. My friend, who isn't very active, wasn't so fortunate when she had a fall and broke her hip."
WARNING:The greatest health risk for older adults is living an inactive life.
—World Health Organization, 2005
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“Is there a chance you might fall?” checklist.
Current as of: June 30, 2019
Author: Fall Risk Management Program
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