Kōrero: Older people

Fall prevention

Fall prevention

Older people have to confront and cope with ill health and disability, which are a fact of life for many. In 2008, 84-year-old Stan Blow of Auckland participated in an exercise programme designed to prevent falls, after he suffered from one.

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New Zealand Herald
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Photograph by Sylvie Whinray

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Peggy Koopman-Boyden, 'Older people - Life circumstances', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/26701/fall-prevention (accessed 1 October 2022)

He kōrero nā Peggy Koopman-Boyden, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 22 Aug 2018