Published May 26, 2024

Haruhiko Sonobe  


Falls among the elderly population can have serious and potentially life-threatening consequences. To prevent such incidents, a multi-faceted approach must be implemented within the healthcare system. Firstly, healthcare providers should conduct routine screenings for fall risk factors, such as muscle weakness and balance issues, during regular check-ups. Additionally, implementing regular exercise programs that focus on improving strength and balance can help reduce the likelihood of falls. Assessing and modifying the home environment to remove potential hazards, such as uneven flooring or inadequate lighting, is also crucial in preventing falls. Furthermore, educating both the elderly individuals and their caregivers about fall prevention strategies is essential. By combining these efforts with proper medication management and regular vision checks, we can effectively decrease the threat of falls among the elderly population and improve their overall quality of life.



Falls, Elderly, Prevention, Strategies, Quality of Life

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How to Cite
Sonobe, H. (2024). How Could We Prevent the Threatening of Falls to the Elderly?. Science Insights, 44(5), 1353–1355. https://doi.org/10.15354/si.24.co190