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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.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Preventing Falls: How to Develop Community-based Fall Prevention Programs for Older Adults
- Help Seniors Live Better, Longer: Prevent Brain Injury
- Falls in Nursing Homes
- Hip Fractures Among Older Adults
National Council on Aging
American Physical Therapy Association
American Occupational Therapy Association