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Visit our blog for articles written by Certified Aging in Place Builder and Safety in Place CEO, Dr. Bruce Montgomery. You'll also find the latest external news on aging in place, important information and resources for seniors, and facts and statistics on senior home safety. Remember-- knowledge is power!

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Facts and Stats

 

Fall prevention facts and stats. Take a look at why Safety In Place is so passionate about fall prevention and making homes safer for our aging population. 

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External Resources

Safety In Place utilizes only the most recent and credible senior safety news sources and websites. We are more than happy to share with you where we get our information as we believe this industry is one that works best through collaboration and shared information. Here are some of our favorite resources to name a few:

National Institute on Aging (NIA) leads a broad scientific effort to understand aging better and to extend the healthy, active years of life. 

    National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification The National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification is a university-based, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting aging in place and independent living for persons of all ages and abilities. 
    Centers for Disease Control & Prevention: Falls – Older Adults The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) offers data, statistics, publications and intervention options related to falls by older adults.
    Fall Prevention Center of Excellence The Fall Prevention Center of Excellence is a coalition of California organizations dedicated to providing leadership, creating new knowledge, and developing sustainable programs for seniors and their families, professionals, program administrators, and policymakers. The Center seeks to better understand and identify causes of falls and develop effective interventions at individual, program and systems levels.