FALLS PREVENTION RESOURCES AND PROGRAMS:


State and National Falls Prevention Resources:


Spokane and Regional Resources:



Falls Prevention Coalition  

  • Eastern Washington Falls Prevention Coalition: Email Marla Emde (for more information) 
    • Virtual meetings, second Wednesday, monthly from 1:00pm - 2:00pm 




Falls Prevention Instructor Trainings 

Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance TJQ:MBB classes for older adults are approved for virtual delivery.  Many instructors are offering classes via Zoom. Visit our website and select the "Find a Class" tab for class listings. 

 

​Falls are the leading cause of unintentional injury-related death in Spokane County among seniors (SRHD, 2018).​  According to the Spokane Regional Health District, Spokane County has fall mortality rates than are 56% higher than the Washington state average. This results in an average of 133 people that die each year from a fall in Spokane County (SRHD, 2018). 

If your virtual evidence-based classes or instructor training opportunities are not listed, please submit them here, we are happy to list them.


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Additional Virtual Resources: