Falls Prevention

Elderly person on the floor next to a walkerFalls are normally not a serious health problem. However, they are more dangerous for seniors since aging causes bones to weaken and break more easily. Being physically active to maintain strong bones and muscles, and getting regular check-ups to address any health issues, can help prevent falls.

Resources selected by Barbara Renner, Health Sciences Library, UNC-Chapel Hill.
Last reviewed September 9, 2019

Last updated February 17, 2020 at 5:49 pm