abilities and level of activity performance are not in balance if a senior
has excessive fear or is restricting activities that are necessary for
independent living or meaningful activities (such as leisure, social
activities, religious services, etc..)
- Person may be overly cautious in all or some activities that pose a
risk of falling or are at all challenging to their balance, and this would
be considered an irrational response, fear of falling would be considered a
problem that should be addressed and treated.