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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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Read about the winners of the 2015 Morton Kesten Universal Design Competition

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Morton Kesten Universal Design Competition! Click here for the full story. The annual Morton Kesten Universal De... Read More

2015 White House Conference on Aging Final Report Released

Since 1961, the White House has held a conference on aging to identify key priorities and actions to address them. Click here to view the conference final re... Read More

National Council on Aging Falls Free Initiative announces 2015 Fall Prevention video awards

Over 30 videos were entered in the contest, with five receiving awards (including two honorable mentions). The videos are posted online here for use in fall prevent... Read More

A Time to Give Thanks, and Secure Throw Rugs

Many of us spend our Thanksgiving holiday with family and vacation at home. This is a fantastic opportunity to take a moment and check our homes and our loved ones’ homes for fall risks. Falls are the number one cause of injury, hospital visits due to trauma, and death from an injury among peop... Read More

The USC Davis School of Gerontology invites California students to participate in its 2015 Morton Kesten Universal Design Competition!

Seeking innovative submissions from students to win one of three cash awards!
The deadline to submit is Tuesday, December 15, 2015.
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Second Annual Aging in Place Symposium on Tuesday October 13, 2015

For those in Western and Central Virginia: as part of National Aging in Place week the Western and Central Virginia Council for Aging in Place will hold the Second Annual Aging in Place Symposium on Tuesday October 13, 2015. The focus of the Symposium will be to educate and empower... Read More