Preventing falls and bone health Reducing your risk of falling Ageing affects our balance, muscle strength and bone health. Find out how to prevent falls and fractures. Stay steady Things you can do for yourself to help reduce your risk of falling. Steady in Stockport Service If you've had a fall or lack confidence with balance and walking, find out what the Steady in Stockport service can do for you. More information and resources on falls prevention More information and resources on falls prevention from Age UK and the NHS.