FALLS PREVENTION RESOURCES AND PROGRAMS:
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Aging and Long Term Care of Eastern Washington
Additional Virtual Resources:
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).
State and National Falls Prevention Resources:
Spokane and Regional Resources:
Falls Prevention Coalition
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.