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for OLDER ADULTS & CAREGIVERS

mini-older_adults.jpgAre you concerned about falls at home or in the community? Have you or an older adult that you know fallen recently? If so, you are not alone. One out of three seniors over 65 may experience a fall each year. However, there is strong evidence that taking appropriate preventive measures can reduce fall risks among older adults. If you are accessing this page, you are already taking the first step to prevent yourself or your loved one from experiencing a fall.

As one of the goals of the San Mateo County Fall Prevention Task Force, we have compiled these resources here to help you and your loved one reduce fall risks. Browse the various tools according to the identified fall risk factors.