Welcome to the Falls Prevention website. New - Take a look at the Falls Prevention Programs page for information on Tai Chi classes. There will be a 'Stepping On' class Tuesdays, Sept 26th - Nov 7th, from 10 am to noon offered at the YMCA La Crosse, Classroom B. Cost of the class is $10. Please call Gundersen Health at 608-775-3054 to register or for questions.
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This website provides information on how to prevent falls among older people.

The 5th Annual National Falls Prevention Awareness Day Activities will be held on Friday, September 22nd, 2017 from 9am-noon at the First Presbyterian Church, 233 West Ave S, La Crosse.  Please click here to view the mornings activities. We hope to see you there!

One in every three people 65+ will fall this year.

Falls are NOT a natural part of aging, but are on the rise.

Click here  for the La Crosse County Falls Prevention Resource Guide

Click here to watch a little video with 6 Steps to Prevent a Fall

Click here to see how to make your home fall-proof

Click here to take a quiz to learn how falls happen

Use this site for information, programs, and resources to help reduce your risk of falling. For more information, please contact:

Aging and Disability Resource Center
300 4th Street North
La Crosse, WI 54601
608-785-5700 or 800-500-3910