Report of recommendations by the Massachusetts Commission on Falls Prevention to reduce the incidence of older adult falls and fall-related injuries in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Policy brief describing the impact of falls on older adults in Iowa.
Join us for part three of a three-part webinar series empowering caregivers to become partners and participants in falls prevention efforts. During this webinar the National Alliance for Caregiving and the National Council on Aging will introduce the new Falls Prevention Conversation Guide for Caregivers. This Guide is designed to provide caregivers with the tools they need to speak with their care recipients about fall risks and create an action plan to not only keep the person they are caring for safe, but also to improve their own health and wellness in the process. The webinar will also feature a question and answer session with a pharmacist, an occupational therapist, and a physical therapist about their important collaborative roles in preventing falls and fall-related injuries among older adults.
Download this guide to learn about fall risk factors and develop a falls prevention action plan.
The Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) program video, entitled ‘Improving Quality of Life and Health Care Outcomes through Chronic Disease Self Management Education Programs‘, is intended for use by community-based organizations offering CDSME programs to complement their outreach and engagement with health care organizations when promoting this suite of self-management programs originally developed by Stanford […]