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6 Steps to Prevent a Fall

Watch and share this 90-second video to educate older adults about simple steps they can take to prevent a fall. Available in English and Spanish.

You Have the Power to Prevent a Fall

Evidence-based falls prevention programs help older adults learn how to address their fear of falling and what they can do to improve or sustain their strength. This video highlights four of these programs: Tai Chi, Stepping On, A Matter of Balance, and the Otago Exercise Program.

View the 2016 Falls Free® Video Contest Winners

Congratulations to the 2016 video contest winners!  Over 25 video entries in which partners across the country showcased their enthusiasm for falls prevention were submitted.  This year’s winning videos include positive depictions of older adults engaged in a variety of falls prevention activities.  Special thanks to the many contestants and judges.

First Place

Winner: Partners in Care Foundation; San Fernando, CA

Second Place

Winner: Area Agency on Aging, Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services; Rockville, MD

Third Place Tie

Winner: The Oasis Institute; St. Louis, MO

Third Place Tie

Winner: YMCA Healthy Living Center, YMCA Greater Des Moines; Clive, IO

 

View the 2015 Falls Free® Video Contest Winners

Congratulations to the 2015 Falls Free® video contest winners! Over 30 videos were entered in the contest, and competition was extremely tight. Many thanks to everyone who submitted entries, to our judges, and to GSK for supporting the contest.

First Place

Winner: Putnam Aging, Saint Albans, WV

Second Place

Winner: New Hampshire Falls Risk Reduction Taskforce, Lebanon, NH

Third Place

Winner: Chinese American Service League, Chicago, IL

Honorable Mention

Winner: John Corona, Fairlawn, NY

Honorable Mention

Winner: Eskaton (Dovos Media), Carmichael, CA