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Avoiding Falls Means Honest Talk and New Skills for Older Adults

ADRC Offers Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Workshop


April 7, 2022

Falls may not seem an obvious topic for a casual gathering of active older adults. But mention the subject, and it quickly takes center stage. For one person, it’s the story of an older relative whose fear of falling keeps them homebound. For another, it’s their worry about a spouse who won’t admit that falling has become a problem. No matter the variety of personal experiences, however, everyone will agree: older adults don’t want to become a fall-injury statistic.

And their concern is well placed. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that falls are by...

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