and eye problems or alcohol can be factors as well. Since osteoporosis can turn a minor fall into a life-changing event, Monarch includes Bone Densitometry testing, prevention and management as part of your regular preventive health care. 

Falls and accidents seldom “just happen”.

• Get regular eye exams and physicals, including bone density screenings for women.
• To reduce the chances of breaking a bone if you do fall, make sure that you get enough calcium and vitamin D.

Take steps to reduce your risk of falling.

• Get rid of tripping hazards in your home and wear nonskid shoes.
• Doing strength and balance exercises can help reduce the risk of falls as well. Ask about Nifty after Fifty fall prevention programs.

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