Stable shoes with good support and good grip help to prevent falls.Footwear
Talk to a health care provider or pharmacist to learn how your medications may increase your risk for falls. Medications
Regular vision checks and taking care of your eyes and eyewear can help to prevent falls. Sight
Ensure your hearing and ear health is good to prevent falls.Sound
Be aware of your surrounding; rugs, electrical cords, clutter, lighting, uneven pathways, and slippery surfaces. Surroundings
You Can Reduce Your Risk of a Fall – Falls Free® Wisconsin can help!
Falls are more common as you get older – that’s true. But there are steps you can take to reduce your risk. It starts with believing you can and finding the resources you need to make changes that keep you safe. Falls Free Wisconsin can help by putting the information and tools right at your fingertips.
You can can prevent falls, learn how with Falls Free Wisconsin.
Home Safety Challenge
An interactive home safety challenge to spot falls risk in a home.
What’s Your Falls Risk?
Learn your falls risk and test your knowledge about falls.
Falls Prevention Programs
Learn more about falls programs and find a class near you.
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