Fall Risk Prevention

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Fall Risk Prevention

Falls can happen at any age, but getting older brings changes that can affect your ability to prevent a fall or slow your recovery from one. The need to address this issue will continue to grow as the number of Americans age 65 and older is expected to double in the next 25 years. 

What can communities do?

Additional Resources:

CDC Checklist

CDC Featured Topic: Preventing Falls

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ): What You Can Do To Prevent A Fall

National Council on Aging (NCOA) Fact Sheet

NCOA 6 Steps to Prevent a Fall