1. Begin an exercise program to improve your leg strength & balance
2. Ask your doctor or pharmacist to review your medicines
3. Get annual eye check-ups & update your eyeglasses
4. Make your home safer by:
a) Removing clutter & tripping hazards
b) Putting railings on all stairs & adding grab bars in the bathroom
c) Having good lighting, especially on stairs
See your doctor for further evaluation and suggestions.
Wearing a seatbelt dramatically reduces your chances of death in an accident.
Wash your hands regularly to avoid the spread of germs. Hand hygiene is considered the most important and effective measure to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Alcohol-based hand rubs (ABHR) are the preferred method to routinely decontaminate hands in ANY situation when they are not visibly soiled. It rapidly kills most transient microorganisms, is less time-consuming than soap and water, and is gentler on skin.
1. Apply 1 to 2 pumps of products to palms of dry hands
2. Rub hands together palm to palm
3. Rub in between and around fingers
4. Rub back of each hand with palm of other hand
5. Rub fingertips of each hand in opposite palm
6. Rub each thumb clasped in opposite hand
7. Rub hands until product is dry. Do not use paper towels.
8. Once dry, your hands are safe
1. Wet hands with warm water
2. Apply soap
3. Lather soap and rub hands palm to palm
4. Rub in between and around fingers
5. Rub back of each hand with palm of other hand
6. Rub fingertips of each hand in opposite palm
7. Rub each thumb clasped in opposite hand
8. Rinse thoroughly under running water
9. Put hands dry with paper towel
10. Turn off water using proper towel/ elbow
11. Your hands are now safe