National Fall Prevention Week Resources

prevent-fallsAccording to the Center for Disease Control, “Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries.” This Wednesday, September 23, is National Fall Prevention Awareness Day which leads us into National Fall Prevention Week. Below is a list of resources about fall statistics and prevention methods. If you have a resource on fall prevention, please share it in the comment section below!

Resources

Mayo Clinic: Fall prevention: Simple tips to prevent falls

Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Older Adult Falls: Get the Facts

National Council on Aging Fall Prevention Awareness Day

Stopfalls.org

 

 

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