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

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To request more information:


Contact Satellite Beach Fire Department

Mon-Fri 9am - 4pm

321-773-4405 Ext 8
 

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1390 South Patrick Drive

Satellite Beach, Florida 32937  

​Tel: 321-773-4405

​Fax: 321-773-8199