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	STEADI - Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths & Injuries

STEADI Materials for Your Older Adult Patients

	Every 20 minutes an older adult dies from a fall in the United States. Many more are injured. Take a stand to prevent falls. HHS CDC STEADI. Stopping Ederly Accidents, Deaths & InjuriesFalls affect us all—whether personally or someone we love or care about. Every second of every day an older adult falls. In 2014 alone, more than one in four older adults reported falling and more than 27,000 older adults died as a result of falls—that’s 74 older adults every day. There are simple steps you can take to prevent falls and decrease falls risks. CDC has developed the STEADI (Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths & Injuries) initiative which includes educational materials and tools to improve fall prevention.


Stay Independent: Prevent Falls

	Thumbnail image of documentInformation for older adults about how to take action and prevent falls.


Older Adult Falls: A Growing Danger

	Thumbnail image of documentThis fact sheet highlights information about how falls threaten older adults’ health, independence & quality of life.


Family Caregivers: Protect your Loved Ones from Falling

	Thumbnail image of documentBrochure for family caregivers with steps to help prevent older adult falls.



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	Dont Fall Behind on Fall Prevention. Keep adults 65+ safe from falls with STEADI.