Fall Prevention Resources for Policymakers and the Media

This page provides basic information about the importance of fall prevention, policy strategies for the community in preventing falls, data on the cost of falls in Napa Valley and press releases about the Napa Fall Prevention Program and Coalition.

StopFalls Napa Valley Brochure
StopFalls Napa Valley Brochure – English (pdf)
StopFalls Napa Valley Brochure – Spanish (pdf)

StopFalls Napa Valley Presentation
Brief PowerPoint presentation about falls in Napa Valley, fall prevention, StopFalls Napa Valley prevention strategy and the Coalition. StopFAlls Community Presentation (pdf)

Facts About Falls
This site provides some basic facts about falls.
http://www.fallprevention.org/pages/fallfacts.htm

Prevention of Falls in the Elderly Population
This booklet discusses the role of the community in fall prevention including policies and practices. Prevention of Falls in Elderly Population (pdf)

Fall Prevention Center of Excellence: http://stopfalls.org
California Department on Aging: http://www.aging.ca.gov/

National Council on Aging: http://www.ncoa.org/

Area Agency on Aging Serving Napa and Solano: http://www.aaans.org/