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Falls Prevention Resources


Maine Resources

2-1-1 Maine  1-877-463-6207 (toll free)

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls   207-661-7120

Local Area Agency on Aging   1-877-353-3771

MaineHealth Learning Resource Centers   1-866-609-5183 
or 
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Maine Medical Center Falls Clinic   207-662-2847

New England Rehabilitation Hospital of Portland   207-775-4000


National Resources

AHRQ - Preventing Falls in Hospitals: A Toolkit for Improving Quality of Care

American Geriatrics Society Falls Tool Kit

Brochures and Posters: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Falls Among Older Adults  (Order FREE)

CDC - Falls Among Older Adults

CDC -  Home Safety Checklist  (pdf) 

CDC - How Much Physical Activity Do Older Adults Need?

EASY - Exercise and Screening for You

Fall Prevention Center of Excellence

Go 4 Life from the National Institute on Aging at NIH

National Council on Aging - Fall Prevention

NCOA Center for Healthy Aging Falls Free Newsletter

National Institute on Aging Publications

National Institute on Health Senior Health

NIH Senior Health - Exercise

NIH Senior Health - Fall Prevention

National Resource Center for Safe Aging

    


Falls Prevention Information for Patients and Families

Hard copies of booklets available FREE to MaineHealth members and affiliates.

For non-MaineHealth members, the booklets are available for $1.20 each.

To order hard copies please call 207-661-7120 or email neverm@mainehealth.org.

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