Billions Spent on
Fatal Falls with TBI
*Data based on all ages. Source: Arizona Vital Statistics and Arizona Hospital Discharge Data, 2020.
The mission of the Northern Chapter, Arizona Falls Prevention Coalition (AFPC) is to reduce the risk of falls by older Arizonans through education, awareness, and outreach focused on three essentials of falls prevention: medication management, physical activity, and home and environment modification.
Falls in Arizona
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
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."