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This website provides information on how to prevent falls among older people.

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

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

Three topics that you should discuss with your healthcare provider annually:

  1. Have you fallen in the last year?
  2. Do you feel unsteady when standing or walking?
  3. Do you worry about falls?

To learn about "6 Steps to Prevent Falls" click here to watch short video (1:40)

To view "Take Control of Your Health: 6 Steps to Prevent a Fall" PDF click here

To learn how to prevent falls, get up from a fall and assess your risk, click here to view the La Crosse County Falls Prevention Coalition Brochure!

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LOCAL RESOURCE! Click here to watch a video created by the La Crosse Fire Dept. that demonstrates how pre-hospital EMS and first responders approach, assess and treat fall victims.