Dane County Falls Prevention

Many Falls Can Be Prevented

Take Steps to Prevent Falls and Stay Independent

Thanks to the efforts of Safe Communities Falls Prevention Task Force members and partner organizations, resources are available Dane County to help older adults stay safe and independent.

This web page, divided into two sections – one for older adults and their friends, family and advocates; the other for health care providers –  is meant to make your search for ideas and services easier.

Resources are available for older adults, friends, family, advocates, and health care providers in Dane County to help older adults stay safe and be independent.

Falls Prevention Task Force

Safe Communities Falls Prevention Task Force members and their organizations make this work possible!

Andy Kosseff, MD, Chair, Falls Prevention Task Force
Safe Communities Staff, Cheryl Wittke, Executive Director
Ashley Hillman, Health Promotion Program Manager

Representatives from the following organizations comprise the Safe Communities Falls Prevention Task Force:

Aging and Disability Resource Center of Dane County
Agrace Hospice
Capitol Physical Therapy
Catholic Charities
Dane County Medical Society Board of Trustees
Dean Health Systems
Faith in Action of African American Council of Churches
North/Eastside Senior Coalition
Park Glen Apartments
SAIL (Supporting Active Independent Lives)
Safe Communities Madison-Dane County
SSM Health
United Way of Dane County
UnityPoint Health-Meriter
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
University of Wisconsin Department of Family Medicine
University of Wisconsin Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
University of Wisconsin Physical Therapy Program
Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired
Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association
Yahara Therapy, LLC

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