The Falls Prevention Coalition mission is to collectively raise island-wide awareness of the risk of falling as one ages, to educate Older Adults on fall prevention strategies, and to empower Older Adults to take action to reduce their fall risk and, when they do fall, recover more quickly.
Falls Prevention Month September 2021
This September is Falls Prevention Month! Engage with us by self empowering and educating.
The YMCA is hosting a falls prevention workshop on Sept 22nd 10am-Noon. We hope to see you there!
Vineyard Complementary Medicine is giving out FREE Pain and injury screenings on the 22nd. Call 508-693-3800 to schedule your 20 minute appointment.
OUr supporting organizations
A huge thank you to all of the local organizations who support the coalition! This wouldn't be possible without them.
Chilmark Board of Health
Edgartown Council on Aging
Elder Services of Cape Cod/Islands
Island Health Care Community Center
Martha's Vineyard Community Services
Martha's Vineyard Hospital
Oak Bluffs Council on Aging
Tisbury Board of Health
Tisbury Council on Aging
Up Island Council on Aging
Vineyard Haven Library
VNA of Cape Cod - Martha's Vineyard Office
YMCA Healthy Agers