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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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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

National Council on Aging Releases 2016 National Falls Prevention Awareness Day Summary; Over 100 Million Individuals Reached

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) has released its 2016 Falls Prevention Awareness Day (FPAD) Compendium. The 9th annual FPAD was the biggest yet, with national organizations, federal agencies, coalitions, and state and local partners increasing awareness through media efforts, education, risk sc... Read More

USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Alum Discusses Making a Difference in Seniors’ Lives With his Home Modification and Repair Business on NPR

http://www.npr.org/2017/05/31/528949740/meet-a-home-contractor-who-helps-older-people-age-in-place... Read More

California Senior Injury Prevention Educational Forum

The 17th Annual California Senior Injury Prevention Educational Forum will be held Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center in Oakland. The Forum is a program of the Alameda County Emergency Medical Services Senior Injury Prevention Partnership with funding from the California Depa... Read More