Senior Fall Prevention
What Challenges Do We Face In Satellite Beach ?
One in three adults, aged 65 and older, will fall each year.
Of those who fall, 20% to 30% suffer moderate to severe injuries that make it hard for them to get around or live independently, and increase their risk of early death
Of those who fall and break a hip, 20% will die from that injury within 1 year.
Did You Know ?
Satellite Beach Fire Department has a Nationally Recognized Senior Fall Prevention Program?
This program has reduced broken hip incidents in Satellite Beach?
This program is free!
What can you do to prevent a fall?
First, be sure your home is as safe as possible
Next, get regular check-ups from your doctor, and take good care of yourself
Keep your body in good physical shape
Call Satellite Beach Fire Department for a Free In-Home Fall Prevention Assessment
To request more information:
Contact Satellite Beach Fire Department
Mon-Fri 9am - 4pm
321-773-4405 Ext 8
You can also request more information with this form: