Final Recommendation Statement: Interventions to Prevent Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults
April 17, 2018 – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final recommendation statement on interventions to prevent falls in community-dwelling older adults. The Task Force found that exercise interventions can help prevent falls. It also found that risk assessments and tailored interventions may be beneficial to some older adults. To view the recommendation and the evidence on which it is based, please go here. The final recommendation statement can also be found in the April 17 online issue of JAMA.
Internet Citation: Final Recommendation Statement: Interventions to Prevent Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. April 2018.