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Our Mission,

Leadership & Community Partners

Resources and Education for Communities Throughout the Northern Arizona Region

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of the AFPC

Northern Chapter

Educational Materials for the Public

on Fall Prevention

Statistics

About Falls

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 Mission

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

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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