Department of Health Services Logo

 

Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Injury Prevention Home Page

Injury Data

Weather Related Health & Safety

Suicide Prevention

Burn Prevention

Sexual Violence Prevention

Fall Prevention

Web Resources

Staff Directory

Contact Us

Wisconsin Injury Prevention Program Information for Community Providers

All external hyperlinks are provided for your information and for the benefit of the general public.  The Department of Health Services does not testify to, sponsor, or endorse the accuracy of the information provided on externally linked pages.

Community providers offer valuable resources to older adults who are at risk of or have already suffered a fall. The following links provide information on the problem of older adult falls, how to make living environments safer, and how to implement fall prevention programs in your community.

For contact information for your local aging office, visit the DHS County and Tribal Aging Offices webpage. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Council on Aging

Active Independent Aging

StopFalls.org

American Physical Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

Last Updated: January 28, 2014