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  1. Preventing Falls in the Hospital Learn what increases the risk of falling in the hospital and how to prevent falls.
  2. Preventing Falls in Older Adults Tips for older adults and people who have had a stroke or have multiple sclerosis or osteoporosis to help prevent falls and injuries. Covers taking care of your health and making changes in your home. Covers preventingfalls in the bathroom and outdoors.
  3. Preventing Falls: Leg Lifts Learn how to do a simple exercise to strengthen your core and prevent falls.
  4. Preventing Falls in Older Adults Learn how to prevent falls by taking care of yourself, preparing your home, and following a few safety tips.
  5. Preventing Falls in the Hospital
  6. Preventing Falls: The Four Fall Stoppers Learn what causes most falls and what you can do to stay safe.
  7. Preventing Falls: Get an Eye Exam Learn how getting an eye exam may help you stay safe and independent.
  8. Preventing Falls: Medicine Safety Learn how some medicines can make you dizzy or drowsy and how you can stay safe.
  9. Preventing Falls: Two Good Exercises Learn how to do two exercises to improve your strength and balance.
  10. Preventing Falls: Exercises for Strength and Balance
  11. Child Safety: PreventingFalls
  12. Preventing Falls: Make Your Home Safe Learn how to fix some common tripping hazards around your home.
  13. Preventing Falls: Use a Home Safety Checklist Learn to spot hazards in your home by using a home safety checklist.
  14. Preventing Falls in Older Adults Who Take High-Risk Medicines
  15. Aging Well: Making Your Home Fall-Proof Covers making your home fall-proof to prevent injuries. Looks at common hazards like clutter and throw rugs. Discusses simple changes you can make in your home and the way you do some activities to reduce risk of falling.
  16. Getting Up Safely After a Fall Learn how to safely get up after a fall and what to do if you need to call for help.
  17. How to Get Up Safely After a Fall
  18. Low-Vision Accommodations in Your Home
  19. Vision Problems: Making Your Home Safer Learn how to use lighting and contrast to make your home safer.
  20. Caregiving: Making a Home Safe
  21. Osteoporosis Covers causes and symptoms of osteoporosis in women. Looks at treatment with medicine. Includes steps to slow bone loss with exercise, eating healthy foods, and quitting smoking. Covers protecting yourself from falling to prevent broken bones.
  22. Quick Tips: Staying Active in Cold Weather Covers ways to be active in fall/winter weather. Offers tips for indoor activities like mall walking or joining a gym. Also covers outdoor exercise options such as raking leaves and shoveling snow. Provides tips on how to dress appropriately and be safe.

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