Promoting medication checks and dizziness management
Run a Health Check Day
Simple checks on blood pressure, medications, vision, nutrition, hydration, and balance and gait can provide an excellent way of engaging with seniors on the topic of falls. Contact your local pharmacy to see if they can help host the event. Involve the various professionals in your community.
Offer screening for:
• Vision exams
• Balance & gait testing
• Blood pressure checks
• Foot exams
• Medication review
Organize Medication Take-Back Events
Host an event in which seniors can bring in old or out of date medications and receive educational information.