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Governor’s Proclamation

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey issued a proclamation calling for community partnerships to promote a falls free Arizona.

Welcome to Arizona Falls Prevention Coalition!

Our Calling is to Prevent Falling™

Arizona Falls Prevention Coalition is designed to provide information, advice, helpful hints and tips to help prevent falls and fall injuries by the elderly in Arizona. By raising awareness of the issue and by providing advice to older adults, we hope to lower the occurrence of elderly falls in Maricopa County and across our state.

Our Mission

The mission of the Arizona Falls Prevention Coalition is to reduce risk of falls in Arizona through education, outreach, evaluation and advocacy.

100% Tax Deductible Donations

Be a Beacon of Strength in our efforts to prevent falls. Your tax-deductible donation funds community-centric education, training — and would mean so much to Arizonans at risk. Thank you for your generous support. (to make an online, tax-deductible donation, please click on the read heart in the green box below)

 Sponsored Project

Falls among Arizonans 65 years and older

Unintentional Falls were the leading cause of injury-related mortality among Arizona residents 65 years and older. *2016
42808

Emergency Department Visits

14384

Inpatient Hospitalizations

1008

Deaths Due to Falls

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Total ED and Hospital Costs (Billion)

Latest News & Events

December 18, 2017

Holiday Cheers without Falling Fears

‘Tis the season to be jolly instead of being melancholy – as a result of unintentional falls while decorating.  We know that fall-related injuries happen throughout […]
September 20, 2017
Governors Proclamation

Governor’s Proclamation

NOTICE: You may not republish the proclamation unless explicit written consent is granted from the Governor’s Office. AZFPC Members may only link to the Website.
April 1, 2017
AFPC Chairperson's Message

AFPC Chairperson’s Message

Vision for Reduced Falls-related Mortality by Dr. Babak M. Nayeri Falls and consequent injuries are major public health problems that often require medical attention. The duration […]