Fall Prevention

This section includes tips and techniques on fall prevention, including using a cane as a tool. There is also a series of articles on redesigning your home and conducting a home evaluation.

Person holding a white cane while seated

The White Cane: A Tool for Fall Prevention

The Long White Cane: A Useful ToolUsing the Cane to Detect Obstacles and Elevation ChangesUsing the Cane as a Verification ToolUsing the Cane for Identification PurposesThink about Using a Long […]

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sign reading “Caution: Ice: Watch Your Step”

Protect Your Independence: Create a Fall Prevention Plan 

by Audrey Demmitt, RN, VisionAware Peer Advisor Being Pro-Active  My vision loss has caused me to fall many times in the past. As I get older, this concerns me because […]

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