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Welcome to StopFalls.org. This is the official website of the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence. Our mission is to identify best practices in fall prevention and to help communities offer fall prevention programs to older people who are at risk of falling.

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What’s happening at the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence

Take Action on Falls Prevention Awareness Day and Week 2019!

Join organizations and individuals across the country in recognizing the serious issue of falls among older adults today and throughout the week! Click Read More

Get an Insider’s Look Into Home Modification

View this webinar on the range of home modifications to support aging in place – from minor to major, and get a first-hand perspective from an architect and an occupational therapist as... Read More

CDC Releases New MyMobility Planning Tool

The CDC's MyMobility Plan guides you to take action today to help keep yourself, or your loved ones, safe, mobile, and independent. Its three sections include tips on how to manage your health to maintain mobility, how to stay safe at home, and how to stay mobile in your community. Visit: Read More

New ACL Funding Opportunity for Falls Prevention

The Administration for Community Living's Administration on Aging announces a new funding opportunity in the area of Falls Prevention. It is designed to develop capacity for, bring to scale, and sustain evidence-based self-management or falls prevention programs for older adults and adults/older adu... Read More

Home Safety & Modification Webinar, Part 2: Promising Practices and Tools for Promoting Home Modification

Learn about tools and creative community partnerships to promote home modification efforts and promising practices from the USC Fall Prevention Center of Excellence and the Home Safe Home Program of the Motion Picture & Television Fund in Los Angeles, California. Date: Thursday, Ma... Read More

USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Receives Federal Aging in Place Grant

Funded by the Administration for Community Living/Administration on Aging, USC's Fall Prevention Center of Excellence will implement projects over the next three years to promote aging in place by enhancing access to home modification. Click here for mo... Read More