Wisconsin Injury Prevention Program, Preventing Falls - Information for Consumers and Caregivers

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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 loved ones.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

The American Geriatrics Society

Public Health Agency of Canada

Mayo Clinic

NIH Senior Health

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Last Revised: November 18, 2014