Evaluating the effectiveness of a home-based fall risk reduction program for rural community-dwelling older adults.

@article{Yates2001EvaluatingTE,
  title={Evaluating the effectiveness of a home-based fall risk reduction program for rural community-dwelling older adults.},
  author={Shirley M. Yates and Tim Allen Dunnagan},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  year={2001},
  volume={56 4},
  pages={M226-30}
}
BACKGROUND We investigated the effectiveness of a low-cost, multifactor fall risk reduction program in a group of rural community-dwelling older adults. The goal of the program was to provide health care workers and communities with a primary prevention tool that can be used to teach seniors about fall-related risks. The long-term goal of this program is to reduce the incidence of falling among community-dwelling older adults. METHODS Complete data were collected on 37 community-dwelling… CONTINUE READING

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