Increasing clumsiness and falls

Patient

Q: My Mum has had 2 falls (both down a flight of stairs) within a fortnight and seems to be becoming increasingly clumsly, dropping things and knocking things over. Is this anything to be concerned about? Or does this just come with getting older (she is about to turn 59)?
Thanks for your help!

(the age and medical background questions i will fill in with my Mum's details)

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