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Honoring Health: Resources for American Indians and Alaska Natives November 2016
Preventing Falls and Maintaining Function as We Age
This issue, featuring information to prevent falls and fall-related injuries, is brought to you by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NIA was established to improve the health and well-being of older people through research..
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The NIA continues to sponsor research to prevent falls in older people, with a particular focus on how prevention practices can be more effectively adopted. The NIA-funded STRIDE clinical trial evaluates evidence-based, individually tailored interventions to prevent fall-related injuries.
To find out more about studies on falls, visit https://clinicaltrials.gov/.
About This E-Newsletter
This e-newsletter is a collaborative effort of the National Institutes of Health, the Indian Health Service and the Administration for Community Living’s Administration on Aging—all components of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.