Wisconsin Injury Prevention Program, Preventing Falls - 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

StopFalls.org

American Physical Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

 

Last Revised: November 20, 2014