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Our mission is to prevent falls in older adults. And to do so by reducing fall risk, injuries and hospitalizations associated with falls. For all older adults in California. Learn More

Locator

Use our Locator to find fall prevention programs in your community. There are evidence based programs and essential resources all around California. Find Programs

Assess Your Risk

Use our self-assessment tool to know your fall risk, key to a meaningful outcome. Also find links and resources to standardized and CDC recommended tests. Take the Quiz

Jane Brody at NY Times

Jane Brody at the New York Times once again compiles seasonal and always timely considerations on the topic of fall prevention. Her stories and findings are worth the read as [...]

Getting around

Transportation is a key factor in remaining independent in the community. Uber/Lyft models have taken off but only for those with smart phones. Here is an approach started in California. [...]

New thinking and methods

As attention expands on different fall prevention fronts there are increasing efforts to look at our assumptions and strategies to avoid an injurious fall. Here are two recent articles that [...]

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LOCATOR

Find fall prevention programs in your community.

AWARENESS

Building awareness of fall prevention and action.

FALL RISK ASSESSMENT

Take our self-assessment. Explore other recommended tests.

LOCAL FALL COALITIONS

Find out how local coalitions prevent falls in their communities.

FALL PREVENTION AWARENESS WEEK (FPAW)

Our Annual September Fall Prevention Event.

TRAINING & EDUCATION

Program Opportunities, Webinars, CEU courses and more.

FALL PREVENTION FINDINGS

Data and analysis that directs the Coalition's efforts.

NEWS

News relevant to the issue of Fall Prevention.

Leadership

Quotes from Prominent Voices in Fall Prevention
  • Jon Pynoos, PhD | UPS Foundation Professor of Gerontology, Policy, and Planning Co-Director, Fall Prevention Center of Excellence

    The value of fall prevention cannot be under estimated - it can increase safety, support independence, and save lives.

    Jon Pynoos, PhD | UPS Foundation Professor of Gerontology, Policy, and Planning Co-Director, Fall Prevention Center of Excellence , Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, University of Southern California

  • Thomas K. Duncan, DO, FACS | Diplomate of American Board of Surgery, Trauma Medical Co-Director, Chief of Staff

    An ounce of fall prevention, is worth a pound of costly, painful, and life altering cure.

    Thomas K. Duncan, DO, FACS | Diplomate of American Board of Surgery, Trauma Medical Co-Director, Chief of Staff , Ventura County Medical Center (2016 - 2018)

  • Ellen Corman | MRA Manager, Injury Prevention & Community Engagement, Trauma Service

    Group-based fall prevention programs are a great way to reach older adults in the community. But not all older adults have interest or access to community-based programs. If we can provide options for older adults for programming, in-home and community programs, we’ll be most effective in reducing falls for those who can benefit from intervention.

    Ellen Corman | MRA Manager, Injury Prevention & Community Engagement, Trauma Service , Stanford Health Care

  • Karissa Anderson | Health Program Specialist

    Fall prevention programs have a broad impact on the lives of older adults: strength and balance improve, community ties are enhanced, and program participants become empowered to safely move about their communities.

    Karissa Anderson | Health Program Specialist , California Department of Public Health, Older Adult Injury Prevention Program