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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. Updated materials for FPAD 2017 will be available soon!

Resources from the National Council on Aging

Resources from Our Partners

  • Stay Independent Brochure in English and Spanish.
    A checklist to check for risk of falling. Created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • What You Can Do to Prevent Falls Brochure in English, Spanish, and Chinese.
    Use this brochure to educate older adults about how to reduce their chances of falling. Created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • Check for Safety Brochure in English, Spanish, and Chinese.
    Encourage older adults and caregivers to use this checklist to help identify and eliminate fall hazards in their home. Created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • Postural Hypotension Brochure in English and Spanish.
    Use this brochure to teach older adults how to manage their postural hypotension. Created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • STEADI (Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths, and Injuries) Materials for Health Care Providers
    These STEADI tools and educational materials help health care providers identify patients at low, moderate, and high risk for a fall; identify modifiable risk factors; and offer effective interventions. Created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).