Older Adult Fall Prevention

November 2018

Ageing

Country of origin: USA

CDC has a new "Stand STEADI" video series highlighting healthcare teams and programs that are successfully implementing fall prevention. The first two videos of the series were released today, and feature (1) the first accredited geriatric emergency department at St. Joseph’s Healthcare System in New Jersey, and (2) a citywide strategy by Baltimore’s City Health Department to use real-time data to identify neighborhoods in need of fall prevention activities.

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