Preventing falls among older fallers: study protocol for a two-phase pilot study of the multicomponent LIVE LiFE program

@article{Granbom2019PreventingFA,
  title={Preventing falls among older fallers: study protocol for a two-phase pilot study of the multicomponent LIVE LiFE program},
  author={Marianne Granbom and Lindy M Clemson and Laken C. Roberts and Melissa D. Hladek and Safiyyah M. Okoye and Minhui Liu and Cynthia Felix and David L. Roth and Laura N. Gitlin and Sarah L. Szanton},
  journal={Trials},
  year={2019},
  volume={20}
}
BackgroundFalls reflect sentinel events in older adults, with significant negative consequences. Although fall risk factors have been identified as intrinsic (e.g., muscle weakness, balance problems) and extrinsic (e.g., home hazards), most prevention programs target only intrinsic factors. We present the rationale and design of a home-based multicomponent fall prevention program—the LIVE LiFE program—for community-living older adults. The program adapts and expands the successful Lifestyle… 

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