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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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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

CDC and APhA Launch Online Training on Older Adult Fall Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), has launched the free online resource and training, STEADI: The Pharmacist’s Role in Older Adult Fall Prevention based on CDC’s Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths &am... Read More

Evidence-Based Community Falls Prevention Program Application–Apply Now

NCOA’s National Falls Prevention Resource Center has established a review process for program developers and others to apply for possible inclusion on the approved list of programs for future falls prevention discretionary funding opportunities through the Administration for Community Living. Prog... Read More

USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Announces Winners of 2016 Morton Kesten Universal Design Competition

The annual Morton Kesten Universal Design Competition provides an opportunity to recognize students for their innovative universally-designed spaces and products. This year, first place was awarded to Lamar Pi, San Francisco State University, CA for his modular tray design to support the independen... Read More

NEWS: Next Online Executive Certificate In Home Modification Series Starts April 2017!

Click Here to register!... Read More

Falls Prevention Funding Opportunities Announcement from The Administration for Community Living/Administration on Aging:

Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs Grants Forecast: The Administration on Aging (AoA) within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) forecasts the possible availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 funds to make three-year grants to approxi... Read More