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Our Mission,

Leadership & Community Partners

Resources and Education for Communities Throughout the Western Arizona Region

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of the AFPC

Western 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 Western Chapter, Arizona Falls Prevention Coalition (AFPC) is to reduce the risk and incidence of falls through sharing resources, promoting fall prevention education, and improving cross-agency coordination.

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

AFPC Western Chapter  Calendar

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