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Does your Center have a national focus or are you primarily concerned with preventing falls in California?

Our Center’s focus is on fall prevention in the state of California. However, we believe our multifactorial approach toward fall prevention should be employed nationwide.

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Do you allow other websites to link to your reports, fact sheets, and other documents?

Yes. The Fall Prevention Center of Excellence encourages non-profit organizations, government agencies, academic institutions, and other organizations to link to Please note that you can link to this website without permission or charge.

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How do I contact the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence?

The Fall Prevention Center of Excellence is headquartered at the University of Southern California Andrus Gerontology Center.


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What is the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence?

The Fall Prevention Center of Excellence includes the following partners:

University of Southern California’s Andrus Gerontology Center (Andrus); The Center for Successful Aging (CSA) at California State University, Fullerton; The VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC); University of California Los Angeles, School of Medicine; The California Department of Public Health, Safe and Active Communities Branch (SACB).

Our vision is to create a Center of excellence to ensure the independence, safety, and well-being of older persons through fall prevention. Our mission is to provide leadership, ...

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