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Community care clients enjoy preventative exercises

Trained community care workers are able to safely incorporate a falls prevention exercise program into their existing services for older […]

Fewer people being referred to fall prevention programs

More than half of older West Australians who reported falling over in the past year did not seek medical assistance, […]

Insoles reduce trips and falls in elderly

Special shoe insoles designed to prevent costly and common stumbles and tumbles among the elderly will be available in Australia […]

Gait monitoring app could help prevent falls

Understanding how people balance and walk as they age and anticipating a potential fall may soon involve little more than […]

Ladder safety campaign for Aussie men

A new national education campaign encourages Australian men to consider their safety and avoid engaging in risky ladder use. Every […]

Toe training may keep the elderly upright

Researchers at Victoria University are investigating if toe training – strengthening the muscles in the toes and the feet – […]