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August 7, 2023

September is Falls Prevention Month!

Join the Boulder County Partners for Falls Prevention to learn how to prevent falls from a variety of experts. We are offering events for the entire month of September!

Boulder, Colo. - Did you know that falling is NOT a normal part of aging?

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging is committed to empowering all older adults in Boulder County to age well, and that includes avoiding falls.

Falls remain a leading cause of injury for people aged 65 and older. Falls threaten older adults’ safety and independence and generate enormous economic and personal costs.

Join the Boulder County Partners for Falls Prevention to learn how to prevent falls from a variety of experts. We are offering events for the entire month of September!

  • What:Falls Prevention Month
  • When:September
  • Where:Various locations in Boulder County and virtually on Zoom
  • Cost: Free at most locations

Learn more at boco.org/FallsPrevention.

Boulder County Partners for Falls Prevention:

Boulder Community Health- Boulder County Area Agency on Aging -City of Boulder Senior Services

CSU Extension Boulder County - Intermountain Health Good Samaritan Center - El Centro AMISTAD

City of Lafayette Senior Services-City of Louisville Senior Services -UC Health Longs Peak Medical Center - 3rd LAW Dance/Theater

For more information about this week of events, contact Teresa DeAnni at tdeanni@bouldercounty.org or 303-441-4995.

To learn more about resources for aging well in Boulder County visit  bouldercountyaging.org.