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

Author: Eric Fredrikson
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : 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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Genre/Form: Popular Works
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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
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 128 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Health --
Taking stock --
Alleviating the risks --
Active living --
Benefits of exercise --
Walking --
Fitness and strength exercises --
Balance exercises --
How to avoid falling --
Prevention and protection --
At home --
Outside and away from home --
After a fall --
Back on your feet --
Recovery.
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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