Administration on Aging Awards $400,000 Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Grant to Health Foundation of South Florida

For Immediate Release Contact: Shari Gantman, Health Foundation of South Florida Email: sgantman@hfsf.org Phone: 305.374.9199 Funds to help develop a statewide falls prevention system in partnership with Florida’s Aging and Disability Resource Centers MIAMI, FL., October 27, 2014— Health Foundation of South Florida (HFSF) recently received a two-year $400,000 grant from the Administration on Aging,…

Steps to Avoid an Accident

Steps to Avoid an Accident

Preventing a fall, and the resulting injuries, isn’t simply a matter of being more careful. Indeed, experts who have studied falls wish that people would take measures to protect themselves much as they do against heart disease or viral infections. Judy A. Stevens, an epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, stressed the…

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