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How to prevent falls in the daily life of the elderly?

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    For the elderly, it is suggested to do exercise regularly to increase leg strength, improve balance and increase flexibility. Moreover, they should also make sure the home environment harmless and keep awareness of personal safety. Here are some tips listed below:
1. Light up your living space;
2. Manage Telephone coils and electrical wires next to the wall and keep the floor clean and dry;
3. Keep the floor clean and dry;
4. Pick up items that are on the floor and move furniture that's in your way;
5. Install handle bars in the shower or tub;
6. Make sure handrails on staircases are secure;
7. Choose appropriate shoes and assistive devices;
8. Slowly get up from lying down or sitting positions;
9. Review your medications with your doctor.