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Staying Independent

Did you know?

  • Falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations for seniors in Canada
  • 40% of all nursing home admissions occur as a result of a fall
  • Most falls happen in and around the home
  • Falls are predictable and CAN be prevented

Take Control of Your Health

Many health related issues can contribute to your risk for a fall. Medications, Illness, Activity level, and Diet are all examples. Find out what you can do to take control of your health and reduce your risk for a fall.

Watch Your Step

In and around your home, safety hazards are all over the place. Check out our Fall Prevention Checklist and how you can make your home a safer place to live.

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