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Preventing Falls: How to Develop Community-Based Fall Prevention Programs for Older Adults


Designed for community-based organizations, this guide provides guidelines for planning, developing, implementing, evaluating, and sustaining effective fall prevention programs. Recommendations for building and maintaining community partnerships are also included.

Primary Toolkit:

Injury & Violence Prevention Toolkit

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Institutional Author:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention





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