Alaska Fall-Related Injury Prevention
Listen to our newest Public Service Announcement (PSA)* about adult falls and how you can prevent them>
For more information about physical activity options that can help prevent falls check with your local Senior Center.
For the Anchorage bowl area, contact:
For the Mat-Su area and statewide, contact:
- Ali Young
Health and Wellness Manager
Wasilla Area Seniors, Inc.
Link to this helpful website for info on:
New STEADI Older Adult Fall Prevention
Online Training for Providers:
hips and head injuries can have life altering effects, especially for
older adults. But no matter how old you are, it's important to be
physically active to prevent injuries. Activity can also increasing your
strength, balance, and can be done at ANY age. Ask your healthcare
provider about activities that will improve your health.
about starting a new activity at InjuryPrevention-dot-alaska-dot-gov.
This message sponsored by Alaska Department of Health and Social
Important News for Alaskans with Medicare:
Fall-risk Assessment for Medicare Beneficiaries
Maintaining your personal independence keeps you in control. Ask your Medicare provider for your fall-risk assessment, as part of your Welcome or Annual Wellness Visit.
You may be asked about your:
- safety items in your home
- regular exercise
"Stay fit, stay healthy, stay independent." Watch the 30 second PSA about Fall Risk Assessments for Medicare beneficiaries, featuring Chief Medical Officer for Alaska, Ward Hurlburt, M.D., MPH
Medicare Fall Risk Assessment
Go to Medicare.Gov or ask your provider for more info>
The following are some ways you can help prevent falls (*check with your provider to see if these options are right for you):
Link to these helpful websites for info on: