Falls remain a leading cause of injury for people aged 65 and older. Falls threaten older adults’ safety and independence and generate enormous economic and personal costs. However, through practical lifestyle adjustments, evidence-based falls prevention programs, and clinical-community partnerships, the number of falls among older adults can be substantially reduced.
Falls Free Checkup: Take this quick questionnaire to assess your risk for falls
Fall Prevention Toolkit: Contains educational resources, marketing materials, and media for you to share in your professional setting or community.
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