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NCOA Webinar: 2020 Falls Prevention Awareness Week

NCOA Webinar: 2020 Falls Prevention Awareness Week

The National Council on Aging is hosting a webinar to help you plan for this year’s national Falls Prevention Awareness week: September 21-25, 2020. Learn about NCOA’s new interactive assessment tool  and how to maximize your impact with new ideas and innovative partnerships. Tuesday, August 4 at 2:00 p.m. ET. Click here to register.

 

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Take Action on Falls Prevention Awareness Day and Week 2020!

Join organizations and individuals across the country in recognizing the serious issue of falls among older adults today and throughout the week! Click here for activity ideas and resources, and join @USCLeonardDavis in the National Council on Aging’s FPAD Twitter Chat tomorrow at 1 pm ET! Learn more here (https://www.twitter.com/ncoaging) #FPAD2020

 

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Get an Insider’s Look Into Home Modification

View this webinar on the range of home modifications to support aging in place – from minor to major, and get a first-hand perspective from an architect and an occupational therapist as they discuss how design and cost can affect decision-making and consumer choice.

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CDC Releases New MyMobility Planning Tool

The CDC’s MyMobility Plan guides you to take action today to help keep yourself, or your loved ones, safe, mobile, and independent. Its three sections include tips on how to manage your health to maintain mobility, how to stay safe at home, and how to stay mobile in your community. Visit: https://www.cdc.gov/motorvehiclesafety/older_adult_drivers/mymobility/index.html

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New ACL Funding Opportunity for Falls Prevention

The Administration for Community Living’s Administration on Aging announces a new funding opportunity in the area of Falls Prevention. It is designed to develop capacity for, bring to scale, and sustain evidence-based self-management or falls prevention programs for older adults and adults/older adults with disabilities.

The grant is being competed using two options: Capacity-Building and Sustainable Systems. Applicants may only apply under one funding option (Capacity-Building or Sustainable Systems).

This grant opportunity closes on January 29, 2019.

For more information on the Falls Prevention opportunity, visit: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=309713

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Home Safety & Modification Webinar, Part 2: Promising Practices and Tools for Promoting Home Modification

Learn about tools and creative community partnerships to promote home modification efforts and promising practices from the USC Fall Prevention Center of Excellence and the Home Safe Home Program of the Motion Picture & Television Fund in Los Angeles, California. Date: Thursday, March 21, 2-3 pm EDT.

Register here: https://www.ncoa.org/event/home-safety-modification-webinar-part-2-promising-practices-and-tools-for-promoting-home-modification/

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USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Receives Federal Aging in Place Grant

Funded by the Administration for Community Living/Administration on Aging, USC’s Fall Prevention Center of Excellence will implement projects over the next three years to promote aging in place by enhancing access to home modification. Click here for more information.

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Fall Prevention Center of Excellence Offers New Webinar on Home Modification

Click here to view the webinar about the role of home safety and home modification in preventing falls among older adults, including funding sources and practical resources to keep older adults safe in their homes. Hosted by the National Council on Aging, this webinar is intended for professionals in aging, housing, disability, and health care sectors.

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Morton Kesten Summit 2018 Features Experts from Across the Country

Over 300 professionals, providers, and advocates convened to learn about new developments in aging in place. Visit http://gero.usc.edu/mksummit/ for presentations, and read more here.

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Webinar: Home Safety & Modification: Creating Better Homes for Aging in Place

Join this event with FPCE staff to learn about the role of home safety in preventing falls, including the fundamentals of home safety and modification, funding sources, and practical resources to keep older adults safe in their homes. Nov. 1 @ 2-3 p.m. ET

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