Health Canada – Is Your Child Safe?
This website gives helpful tips to prevent injuries from falls in children from common household items.
National Program for Playground Safety Training
National Program for Playground Safety offers training for community members and professionals to learn how to create safe outdoor play areas.
Fall Prevention for Infants and Young Children
This is a set of tips to help parents and caregivers prevent injuries from falls in infants and young children.
Age Page – Falls and Fractures
This page has advice for older adults to help them prevent falls.
Prevention and Risk Reduction Resources
This page explains the importance of maintaining balance to prevent falls and provides exercises older adults can perform to improve balance.
Exercise – A Guide from the National Institute on Aging
This guide has information on exercise and older adults, including the benefits of exercise in falls prevention.
Stay Active and Independent for Life
This guide is meant to help older adults stay active for life. It includes a plan to help individuals stay falls free.
Tools for Living Well
Tools for Living Well has information for older adults on equipment that can help prevent falls such as hip protectors, canes, and more.
This is a series of slides which demonstrate balance exercises that can be done to prevent falls.
Exercises to Try
This site has videos that show proper techniques for exercises that older adults can try to improve balance and coordination.
Fall Prevention – 6 Ways to Reduce Your Falling Risk
This article provides information and advice to reduce the risk of falls for older adults. It also links to videos showing balance exercises and an interview with a specialist.
Don’t Get Tripped Up: The Role of Fitness in Fall Prevention
This site provides information about falls and exercise, a sample activity program, guidelines and suggestions for older adults, individuals with balance impairments, and those with osteoporosis.
Fall Prevention for Older Adults
This is a set of tips to help older adults prevent injury from falls inside and outside the home.