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Evidence-based Practices to Reduce Falls and Fall-related Injuries among Older Adults

Collection of 25 articles in the Frontiers in Public Health Journal focused on fall prevention interventions.

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Falls Prevention Conversation Guide for Caregivers, National Council on Aging and National Caregiver Alliance

Developed for caregivers to learn about fall risk factors, develop a falls prevention action plan, and reduce your and your loved one’s risk of falling.

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Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Code Flyer for Health Professionals

This resource developed by the National Council on Aging provides detail on which CPT codes to use for falls assessment and intervention.

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Preventing Medication Related Falls

A handout developed by the Fall Preventinon Center of Excellence on understanding drug side-effects and fall risk.

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The Lifetime Home

Developed by the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence, this is an interactive resource for older adults, families, and professionals to learn how to make the home a safer and more supportive place for a lifetime, featuring photos of design features from actual homes.

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HomeSAFE

HomeSAFE’s mission is to make home safety a more integral component of successful aging and preventive health in LA County by increasing activities and awareness among consumers, professionals, organizations and the wider community.

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Falls Prevention Conversation Guide for Caregivers

A guide for caregivers to learn about fall risk factors and develop a falls prevention action plan. Developed by the National Council on Aging and the National Caregiver Alliance.

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National Council on Aging: Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs

Descriptions of evidence-based falls prevention programs and a link to find programs in your community.

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Home Modification Programs, Practices, and Funding Sources

The National Council on Aging and the University of Southern California Leonard Davis School of Gerontology compiled inventories of home assessment checklists, home modifcation programs, and funding sources to support activities that reduce home hazards, improve independent functioning, and lower the risk of falls.

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Home Modification Programs, Practices, and Funding Sources

The National Council on Aging and the University of Southern California Leonard Davis School of Gerontology compiled a list of home assessments, home modification programs and funding sources across the country.

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