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Falls Free Initiative for Professionals

The Falls Free® Initiative is a national effort led by NCOA to address the growing public health issue of fall-related injuries and deaths among older adults.

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Get to Know Your State Falls Prevention Coalitions

Falls prevention coalitions can bring together organizations and providers that need to collaborate to reduce falls, identify state or community needs, recommend policy changes, and build capacity. Explore each State Falls Prevention Coalition, including their goals, objectives, and activities, and learn how they educate their community about older adult falls. 

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Partnering with Fire and Emergency Medical Services to Prevent Falls

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Strengthening Falls Prevention Efforts with the Help of First Responders

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Jul 30, 2020

Letter for Your Provider: Falls Free CheckUp

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Sep 2, 2019

NCOA's Falls Free® Photo Contests Feature Older Adults Participating in Falls Prevention Programs

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A senior Navajo, American Indian woman is looking at the camera solemnly.

Mar 29, 2017

Engaging American Indian/Alaska Native Elders in Falls Prevention Programs

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Jul 24, 2015

2015 Falls Free® National Falls Prevention Action Plan

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Jun 11, 2015

A Practical Guide to State Coalition Building for Falls Prevention

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