Injury Prevention Program
Information for Consumers and Caregivers
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
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
The American Geriatrics Society
Public Health Agency of Canada
NIH Senior Health
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April 30, 2012