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National Falls Prevention Resource Center for Professionals

Housed at NCOA's Center for Healthy Aging, the National Falls Prevention Resource Center increases public awareness about the risk of falls and supports the implementation and dissemination of evidence-based falls prevention programs and strategies across the nation.

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How to Establish the Community Health Worker Position

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Understanding the Community Health Worker Referral Process

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How to Successfully Write Competitive Grants as a Community-Based Organization

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Feb 22, 2022

What Is a Community Health Worker and How Do They Support Evidence-Based Programming?

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Jan 6, 2022

How to Collect Powerful Testimonials from Program Participants

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Jan 3, 2022

Partnering with Fire and Emergency Medical Services to Prevent Falls

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Nov 9, 2021

Fund Development is Mission Critical: Securing Grants for Evidence-Based Programs

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Nov 8, 2021

Home Modification Tools and Tips to Help Prevent Falls

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Nov 3, 2021

Apply to Become an Evidence-Based Program

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Oct 13, 2021

Chronic Conditions and Fall Risk: Cross-Promoting Programs Across the Continuum of Care

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Sep 9, 2021

Fire and Falls Webinar Series: Engaging Firefighters and EMS for Falls Prevention

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Aug 26, 2021

Strengthening Falls Prevention Efforts with the Help of First Responders

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Aug 12, 2021

Guidelines for Operationalizing ACL Criteria for Evidence-Based Programs

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Aug 6, 2021

Frequently Asked Questions: COVID-19 and Technology Resources

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Aug 4, 2021

Get Ready for Falls Prevention Awareness Week 2021

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Aug 3, 2021

Falls Prevention Awareness Week Promotion Toolkit

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Jul 21, 2021

Business Acumen “Office Hour”: Navigating Network Partnerships

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Jul 14, 2021

Get the Facts on Falls Prevention

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Jun 29, 2021

Maximizing Data and Partnerships to Enhance Evidence-Based Program Sustainability

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May 25, 2021

The Importance of Screening for Brain Injury in Older Adults: Case Studies of Success

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May 1, 2021

Business Acumen “Office Hour”: Navigating Opportunities for Medicaid Payment for Evidence-Based Programs

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Apr 12, 2021

Address a Significant Public Health Issue: Funding for Falls Prevention Programs

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Feb 24, 2021

Business Acumen “Office Hour”: Revising Your Value Proposition During COVID-19

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Feb 23, 2021

Program Staff Perspectives on Health Promotion Programs in Indigenous Communities

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Feb 8, 2021

What American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Elders Say About Evidence-Based Health Promotion Programs

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Jan 1, 2021

Get the Facts on Healthy Aging

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Nov 1, 2020

Evidence-based Falls Prevention Programs Risk Continuum Guidance for Program Selection

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Jul 30, 2020

Letter for Your Provider: Falls Free CheckUp

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Sep 2, 2019

NCOA's Falls Free® Photo Contests Feature Older Adults Participating in Falls Prevention Programs

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Jun 13, 2019

Funding for Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs in FY20

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Jan 1, 2019

Falls Prevention Data Collection Presentation for Partners

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Jun 9, 2017

Reimbursement of Falls-Related Services with Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Code Flyer

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Sep 2, 2015

Falls Prevention Programs: Saving Lives, Saving Money Infographic

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