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[Resource] A CDC Compendium of Effective Fall Interventions: What Works for Community-Dwelling Older Adults, 4th Edition

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This collection of effective fall interventions is designed to help public health practitioners, senior service providers, clinicians, and others who want to address older adult falls in their community.

The 4th edition of the Compendium describes 34 single interventions (17 exercise interventions, 5 home modification interventions, and 12 clinical interventions) and 16 multifaceted interventions (addressing multiple risk factors). Each intervention is presented using a standardized format that includes a short summary and additional implementation details:

  • Purpose
  • Program setting
  • Content
  • Number of sessions
  • Duration
  • Type of provider
  • Provider’s training
  • Key elements
  • Available materials
  • Contact information for the principal investigator

The Compendium also includes summary tables comparing characteristics of different interventions, a bibliography, and supplemental materials.

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1 28530_28528_CDC.pdf
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    Nov 30, 2023

  • Subject Area
    • General Health and Wellness
    • Mental Health and Wellness
    • Physical Activity
    • Home Support
    • Caregiving & Caregiver Support
    • Age-friendly Communities
  • Audience
    • Caregivers, Seniors & Volunteers
    • Service Providers (Non-profits, Community Organizations, Local government)
  • Category
    • Better at Home Resources
    • Research & Reports
    • Toolkits
    • Best Practices


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