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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

New Home Modification Tools, Programs and Funding Sources from NCOA/USC

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) partnered with the University of Southern California (USC) Leonard Davis School of Gerontology on a series of projects to feature home modification and home safety programs, assessment instruments, and funding sources to provide resources for families and profess... Read More

NCOA Live Broadcast – How to Navigate Falls Hazards in your Community

Facebook Live: Sept. 22 @ 3 pm ET/12 pm PT
Watch NCOA's live broadcast featuring a demonstration of how to navigate falls hazards in your community with the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence! Check it out here: Read More

Get Ready for Falls Prevention Awareness Day 2017!

Are you ready for the 10th annual national Falls Prevention Awareness Day (September 22, 2017), and in California, Fall Prevention Awareness Week? Visit our resources page, here, for activity ideas and mat... Read More

New Resource from The Fall Prevention Center of Excellence

The Lifetime Home (http://lifetimehome.org/) is an interactive resource for older adults, families, and professionals to learn how ... Read More

Register for NCOA’s Falls Prevention Awareness Day 2017 Webinar

Learn about ideas, tools, and new resources to maximize your impact on Falls Prevention Awareness Day and beyond. This year marks the 10th anniversary of Falls Prevention Awareness Day and this year’s theme is 10 Years Standing Together to Prevent FallsHeld on Thursda... Read More

Enter NCOA’s Falls Free® 2017 Photo and Story Contest

Submissions are due on August 25th via Read More