The new CDC publication, “The Potential to Reduce Falls and Avert Costs by Clinically Managing Fall Risk”, in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine is the first to show that evidence-based fall prevention interventions delivered by U.S. healthcare providers have the ability to prevent thousands of falls, thereby improving the health and well-being of older Americans.
This year’s Morton Kesten Summit, Transforming Homes and Communities to Support Healthy Aging: Innovations and Visions for the Future, will be held on October 5th from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm at the Radisson Hotel Los Angeles Midtown at USC. Read more
The National Home Safety and Home Modification Work Group is a collaboration of the National Falls Prevention Resource Center, National Council on Aging (NCOA) and the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence, University of Southern California (USC) Leonard Davis School of Gerontology. With 23 member organizations, it aims to engage key stakeholders to advance home safety and home modification policy, education, service delivery, and research.