Modify your home to fit the criteria in the checklist at the beginning!
Going to the local YMCA or community exercise programs can help increase muscle strength, balance, and coordination, which will lower risk of falling related to muscle weakness or balance and gait problems.
Go on walks with friends to strengthen muscles, stay social, and keep quality of life up!
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