Alaska Fall-Related Injury Prevention: Prevention
How can we prevent fall-related injuries?
All Alaskans should keep sharp and balanced with an exercise program that focuses on strengthening and stretching. To find out if a program will work for you, check with your provider.
Here are some easy ways to get started:
A helpful guide for those who want to begin an easy exercise program can be found on the Go4Life* website which leads older adults through simple strengthening and stretching exercises.
The Workout to Go* (1.5mb) publication was developed by Go4Life and adapted by (us) the Alaska Fall-Related Injury Prevention Program for Alaskans!
Ask your provider if the Go4Life website and the Workout To Go publication are right for you.)