Wisconsin Injury Prevention Program, Preventing Falls - Information for Community Providers

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

Falls Prevention 

American Physical Therapy Association

Patient Care 

American Occupational Therapy Association



Last Revised: September 21, 2016