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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.

Falls are often considered a routine part of aging. The following links provide information on how to prevent falls from happening to you or your loved ones.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

The American Geriatrics Society

Public Health Agency of Canada

Mayo Clinic

NIH Senior Health

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Last Updated: January 28, 2014