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How to avoid falling : a guide for active aging and independence

Author: Eric Fredrikson
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. ; Buffalo, N.Y. : Firefly Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A practical guide to minimize the occurence of falls as we get older. Includes information on how to: fall-proof your home; handle hazards outside the home; perform fitness and balance exercises; protect yourself during a fall; regain confidence after a fall; to choose a cane or walker; and more.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fredrikson, Eric.
How to avoid falling.
Richmond Hill, Ont. ; Buffalo, N.Y. : Firefly Books, 2004
(OCoLC)712552474
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Fredrikson
ISBN: 1554070198 9781554070190 1554070155 9781554070152
OCLC Number: 55510733
Description: 128 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Eric Fredrikson.
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From a fall proof home to ensuring one exercises and is aware of risks from inactivity, to medication and lack of medical supervision in later life.  Read more...

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