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.
Compendium of Effective Fall Interventions
A comprehensive PDF about fall prevention programs for seniors from the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.
Remembering When: Fire and Fall Prevention for Older Adults
Presentation and resources to conduct a comprehensive fire and fall prevention program for older adults in your community, developed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
Recruiting and Retaining Effective Instructors for Physical Activity Programs
This brief focuses on the challenge of recruiting and retaining qualified physical activity instructors for older adults, developed by the National Council on Aging.
Designing Safe and Effective Physical Activity Programs
Provides an overview of the health benefits of physical activity, best practices, and guidelines and recommendations regarding physical activity for older adults, developed by the National Council on Aging.
Balance Assessment Handbook
This tool helps assess balance and should be used in conjunction with the Balance Assessment Video.
CDC STEADI (Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths, & Injuries) Toolkit for Healthcare Providers
The STEADI Toolkit contains resources and tools that will help make fall prevention an integral part of healthcare providers’ clinical practice.
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.
Started in September 2004, this foundation launched a statewide Fall Prevention Initiative in the state of California to help with risk assessment, exercise and environmental modifications for fall prevention.
Balance and Mobility Specialist Instructor Certificate
This program is designed to provide physical activity instructors and health care professionals with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to develop and implement fall risk reduction programs in their communities.