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Our Goal, Vision & Commitment

A List of Fall Prevention Events In Arizona

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Educational Materials for the Public on Fall Prevention

Statistics about Falls

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1.8

133,112

22,208

1,112

45

Billions Spent on

Hospital Costs

Emergency

Department Visits

Inpatient

Hospitalizations

Deaths Due

to Falls

Percentage of

Fatal Falls with TBI

*Data based on all ages. Source: Arizona Vital Statistics and Arizona Hospital Discharge Data, 2020.

Our Calling is to Prevent Falling™

The 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.

Falls Among Arizonans 65 Years and Older

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

Source: Arizona Vital Statistics and Hospital Discharge Data, 2020

Governor's Proclamation

Gov. Doug Ducey’s proclamation calling for community partnerships to promote a falls free Arizona.

"An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure."

Benjamin Franklin

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