Healthy Aging and Senior Falls Prevention
Exercise Opportunities for fall prevention
Staying active is important for healthy aging. The most effective intervention for preventing falls is regular exercise that targets strength, balance, and flexibility.
Interactive online map showing exercise opportunities in Pierce County
Evidence based fall prevention exercise programs
Stay Active & Independent for Life (S.A.I.L.)
2018 WA State Action Plan for Older Adult Falls Prevention.
Fall Prevention information from WA State Dept of Health
Evidence based falls prevention programs save lives and money
Cost of falls among older adults
What you can do to prevent falls
Protect yourself from slips and falls this winter
Key Peninsula Senior Resource Guide
WA Association of Area Agencies on Aging
Fall prevention resources in Pierce County
The Friendship Line, 800-971-0016, is a 24-hour crisis line for older adults offering a wide range of crisis support services.
Simple Steps to Fall Proofing Your Home
How to get up after a fall booklet.
Facts about older adult falls
AARP's HomeFit Guide
WA Poison Center webpage targeted to older adults provides information on medication safety
HomeMeds Medication Safety Program
Make fall prevention a routine part of clinical care with STEADI
Fall prevention Resources from WA State DOH
Fall prevention information from the Center for Disease Control