FPCE Co-Director, Jon Pynoos, was featured in a USC News article on the friendship that sparked his career in aging. Click here to read the article.
NCOA is sponsoring the Falls Free® 2016 Photo and Video Contests. The deadline for photo submissions is August 26. The deadline for video submissions is November 4.
Rules and how to enter
Visit the following webpages:
Judging and winners
Judges from the NCOA Falls Free® Initiative and NCOA Communications Department will choose the winners. Winners will receive prizes issued to the organization/individual submitting the entry. Prizes are:
· Falls Free® Photo Contest: First Prize: $300; ...
Click Here to register!
The National Council on Aging is hosting a webinar, Innovations to Promote and Sustain Falls Prevention Programs, on Wednesday, August 10, 2016. The webinar will feature a discussion with the National Falls Prevention Resource Center on ways to enhance fall prevention efforts and maintain existing falls prevention programs in your community. Topics covered will include the latest educational tools and effective community partnerships to facilitate fall prevention awareness and action. Click here to register for the free webinar.
The National Council on Aging hosted the webinar, STEADI Implementation and with Health Care, on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. It discussed how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s STEADI (Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths and Injuries) Toolkit can be used for fall prevention screening, assessment, intervention and education of older adults.Click hereto access the recorded webinar.
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 report, which includes recent initiatives related to fall prevention and aging in place. For additional information, visit the conference website, here.
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 prevention activities.
The USC Davis School of Gerontology invites California students to participate in its 2015 Morton Kesten Universal Design Competition!
Earn an Executive Certificate in Home Modifications right from your computer! This dynamic and well-respected program includes five interactive, online courses. Students have access to the latest on home modification research, products, funding strategies, policies, and community planning. CEUs for some professions are offered!
For more information, go to http://www.homemods.org/online-courses/legal/certificate.shtml
After a fall, life is upended in an instant. A sudden loss of independence, an awkward reliance on family and friends, and a new level of fear for those who fall, and their contemporaries.