News (June 2008)
The Dangers of Falling
A Wall Street Journal MarketWatch story on the dangers of falling highlighted the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence at the USC Davis School’s Andrus Gerontology Center. More Information...
AARP Article - Avoid Bad Falls by Exercising to Improve Balance
FPCE Co Director Debra Rose, Ph.D. was interviewed for the article on fall prevention which will appear in an upcoming AARP publication. More Information...
"Falls Can Be Deadly for Elders" Segment on CBS News
CBS News recently aired a segment filmed in Scottsdale, AZ about elder falls. The segment included information about Smart Balance Master testing, therapy, and home assessment. More Information...
Modifying the home and behavior can reduce fear of falling.
Study results suggest that modifying the home and behavior can ameliorate home hazards and fear of falling.
A recent study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (JAGS) reports that implementing appropriate home modifications and behavior changes among older adults can improve their quality of life.
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