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Information for Health Care 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.

Health care providers offer trusted advice and care plans to their patients. For older adults, these should include assessments of fall risk and strategies to prevent falls. The following links provide information on the problem of older adult falls and how you can assist in reducing the problem of older adult falls.

Selected bibliography of fall prevention articles and references (PDF, 142 KB)

Contact information for your local aging office 

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Last Updated: March 24, 2014