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Use these resources and handouts to increase public awareness and educate older adults, caregivers, and professionals about the risks of falls and how to prevent falls.
Our 6 Steps to Prevent a Fall video recently won a national award. The 90-second spot offers easy tips to help older adults reduce their risk of a fall. It’s available in both English and Spanish.
Every 11 seconds, an older adult is seen in an emergency department for a fall-related injury. Stay safe with these falls prevention tips!
The NCOA report An End to Stigma better defines the challenges stigma poses and provide recommendations for overcoming it.
NCOA’s Falls Free® Initiative is sponsoring a 2016 Falls Free® video contest. Please submit all videos and signed consent forms by Nov. 4 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
NCOA is strongly oppose to the elimination of the SHIPs in the Senate appropriations bill because it would leave 55 million people with Medicare without the only program that provides free, personalized, unbiased counseling on the growing complexities of Medicare coverage.
This fact sheet describes how low-income American Indians can get help paying for their Medicare and prescription drug costs through the Medicare Part D Low Income Subsidy (LIS/Extra Help) and the Medicare Savings Programs.
NCOA’s Falls Free® Initiative is sponsoring a 2016 Falls Free® photo contest. Please submit all photos and signed consent forms by Aug. 26 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
Accountable care organizations (ACOs) are a mechanism through which providers coordinate care. Learn more about how ACOS work for people with Medicare.