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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.

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FY15 Funding Bill: What it Means for Aging Programs

A $1 trillion, 1,603-page FY15 funding package was among the last pieces of business of the 113th Congress. Find out what's included for aging programs such as the Older Americans Act, falls prevention, chronic disease, and elder justice.

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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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Sept. 23 is National Falls Prevention Awareness Day!

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