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Falls Prevention

Stand Together Against Falls

September 11, 2012



Falls Prevention Awareness Day is September 22, 2012.  In 2010, falls were the leading cause of death and hospitalization among those 65 and older in Santa Clara County. We can all work to reduce the risk for falls.

Learn more about preventing falls at:

http://www.cdc.gov/HomeandRecreationalSafety/Falls/adultfalls.html

 

To find a physical activity class for older adults in Santa Clara County, visit: http://www.svhap.org

 

 

Download Falls Prevention tip sheet



 



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