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After a series of falls and a partial hip replacement, Marjorie Franck had a goal: to line dance again. After physical therapy and participating in an evidence-based program, she did.

The Latest in Falls Prevention

Older Americans Month 2014

The theme of this year's event in May is injury prevention. Use and share our resources on falls prevention to help older adults stay safe.

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Updated Media Toolkit for Falls Prevention Awareness Day

Use our updated Media Toolkit to publicize Falls Prevention Awareness Day in your community. It includes media tips, as well as sample press releases, fact sheets, and more.

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Help Advance Falls Prevention Policy in Your State

Our Falls Free© Initiative has developed a State Policy Toolkit for Advancing Falls Prevention that outlines opportunities, strategies, and examples of what's possible when you educate and engage key stakeholders.


How Physical and Occupational Therapists Can be Part of the Solution

Learn more about how physical therapists and occupational therapists are getting involved to make a difference as their professional associations promote partnerships between state chapters and their coalitions  



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