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Resources

Falls are not an inevitable part of aging. There are specific things that you can do to reduce the chances of falling. Here is a list of resources to aid in your education and fight towards falls prevention.

Here are a few selected Falls Prevention fact sheets and tools you can use for yourself or your clients.

CDC’s STEADI (Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths, & Injuries) 

STEADI’s tools and educational materials will help you to:

  • Identify patients at low, moderate, and high risk for a fall;

  • Identify modifiable risk factors; and

  • Offer effective interventions.

Supports the implementation of evidence-based falls prevention programs and serves as a national clearinghouse of tools and best practices.

Explore materials related to falls prevention NCOA's  Resources Center

AARP

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that empowers people to choose how they live as they age.

Multiple Articles on falls prevention from AARP could be found using this Link.

Administration for Community Living has falls prevention tips, programs, and resources from them and their partners:

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               Fall Prevention Center of Excellence

Their mission is to identify best practices in fall prevention and to help communities offer fall prevention programs to older people who are at risk of falling.

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TV and Radio Links

National Institute of Aging, Health information related to aging and older adults from the National Institute on Aging at NIH.

Visit the Aging Matters Youtube Channel.

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