Learn about ideas, tools, new resources, and innovative partnerships to maximize your impact on the 11th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Guest presenters will highlight the impact of medication on falls, and strategies and resources to educate professionals, older adults, and caregivers about medication management strategies.
Join your cohort of brand new ACL Falls Prevention grantees to learn more about the PPHF Falls Prevention grant initiative and expectations. ACL will begin with an overview of the Falls Prevention grants, including your grant goals, reporting requirements, and components of a sustainable network. NCOA will highlight the training and targeted technical assistance available to you throughout the project period and share information about required data collection, grantee resources, and other helpful tools and resources.
Safeguarding program data in the National CDSME and Falls Prevention Databases is everyone’s responsibility. This document summarizes NCOA’s recommended practices for ensuring the security and privacy of participant data, data sharing, and the Salesforce security model employed by NCOA.
The Otago Exercise Program (OEP) is a series of 17 strength and balance exercises delivered by a Physical Therapist or a Physical Therapy Assistant in the home, outpatient or community setting that reduces falls between 35 and 40% for frail older adults.
Fit & Strong! is an evidence-based physical activity/behavior change intervention that has been successfully implemented in multiple community-based settings.
EnhanceFitness is low-cost, evidence-based group falls prevention and physical activity program developed specifically for older adults.
CAPABLE (Community Aging in Place – Advancing Better Living for Elders) is a five-month structured program delivered at home to community dwelling older adults to decrease fall risk, improve safe mobility, and improve ability to safely accomplish daily functional tasks.
A Matter of Balance is an 8-week structured group intervention that emphasizes practical strategies to reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels. Participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable, set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, and exercise to increase strength and balance.
Download the reporting calendar for the 2018 Administration for Community Living/Administration on Aging Falls Prevention grantees.