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This website provides information on how to prevent falls among older people.

One in every three people 65+ will fall this year.

Falls are NOT a natural part of aging, but are on the rise.

September is Falls Prevention Month

Join us at the 4th Annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day Fair

Thursday, September 22 from 12:45-3pm at

First Presbyterian Church  233 West Ave. S., La Crosse

Learn how to reduce your risk of falling, what to do after a fall, and

learn about falls prevention resources available in the county. 

This is a free event and does not require registration. 

Click here to view the activities for the day.

Click here to watch a little video with 6 Steps to Prevent a Fall

Click here to see how to make your home fall-proof

Click here to take a quiz to learn how falls happen

Use this site for information, programs, and resources to help reduce your risk of falling. For more information, please contact:

Aging and Disability Resource Center
300 4th Street North
La Crosse, WI 54601
608-785-5700 or 800-500-3910