Winter can be a time for celebration but also caution for older adults. For those who are unsteady on their feet or lack confidence in their balance it can be quite scary.
Falls in older adults can be very debilitating and this can lead to a fear of falling that prevents older adults from leaving their houses at this time of year. However the weather should not be a reason to stay indoors. With a little planning and a few small changes, everyone can be much safer this winter and prevent falls.
Read the following infographic from Age UK Mobility to see how you can stay upright in the colder season.