Finding balance to live free from falls with Nymbl
It’s a common myth that having a fall is inevitable as we age. But that’s not true, as most falls are preventable. Keeping your mind and your body active as you age can go a long way to preventing falls.
Staying active, particularly as we get older, is important. We want to help reduce your risk of a fall so you can live confidently and independently without the worry of falling.
Research shows most falls occur when we’re distracted. Getting used to handling both mental distractions and physical activity is something that a free app called Nymbl can help with. ACC and Live Stronger for Longer are trialling Nymbl for older New Zealanders because we want to help them improve their balance and live falls-free.
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ACC: August 10, 2020