Live the life you want

Helping you keep well and steady on your feet

You may have received a text, email or letter from the Falls Injury Prevention team at ACC with a link to this page.

We’re reaching out to customers like you to help prevent injuries for over 65s. 

Research tells us that ageing often increases the risk of someone having a fall – however, many falls are preventable.

We want to give you information and resources on how you can increase your strength and balance at home, online, or by attending a community strength and balance class.

This will help you to keep well, stay steady on your feet, and to live the life you want.

Improve your strength and balance activity


You can exercise safely at home

Keep exercising safely while you're at home with free videos and resources. 

Resources to safely exercise at home 


Community strength and balance classes

Community strength and balance classes are a great way for you to have fun, get fit and meet like-minded people in your community.

Find a strength and balance class


Note:
The availability of classes differs according to the COVID traffic light system (also known as the COVID-19 Protection Framework). Please contact your local class provider for information about the availability of their classes.

Visit the COVID-19 website for more information about the traffic light system or call Healthline on 0800 358 5453 if you need health advice.

COVID-19 official website

Information and resources

There is a host of free information and resources on this website.

Information

Find practical advice for those over 65 and whānau and family caring for someone over 65. 

I am over 65

I care for someone over 65

Resources

You can order or share free resources:

Order resources

Check out our online resources for over 65s: 

Online resources for over 65s

Contact us

If you have any questions:

Email us: preventfalls@acc.co.nz 

 

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