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Here you’ll find our media promotion partner toolkit, which includes templates for press releases, letters to the editor, newsletter articles, social media posts, and more! Use and customize these materials to help us promote Falls Free Wisconsin statewide and highlight the work you are doing in falls prevention locally. Be creative! Add the logo and QR code to existing documents and use the social media graphics in newsletters and email blasts or print them off and post them at community programs. We appreciate your help in spreading the word about FFWI!
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Toolkits by other Partners
Falls prevention toolkits developed by partner organizations
CDC Still Going Strong Injury Prevention Campaign Resources
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Still Going Strong campaign speaks directly to older adults, age 65 and older, and their caregivers to raise awareness about preventable injuries among older adults.
There are a variety of resources including social media graphics, print ads/flyers, videos and other tools for falls prevention.
AARP WI and WIHA teamed up to produce a series of videos discussing the factors that can lead to a fall and steps people take to avoid a fall.
AARP WI’s Amber Miller and Dr. Ann O’Rourke, MD, MPH, FACS – Adult Trauma Medical Director, Associate Professor of Surgery, UW School of Medicine and Public Health discuss the topic of assessing falls risk and falls interventions. (9.02 minutes)
Check out this conversation between AARP’s Amber Miller and occupational therapist Valeree Lecey on removing falls hazards in your home. (13.54 minutes)
AARP’s Amber Miller and Kristi Hallisy, PT, DSc – Associate Professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the UW-School of Medicine & Public Health discuss and demonstrate balance and strength exercises that can help you avoid a fall. (13:22 minutes)
AARP’s Amber Miller and Tabarius Smith, PharmD., pharmacy manager at Walgreens in Glendale, WI discuss the impact prescription and over-the-counter medications can have on your falls risk. (6:14 minutes)
AARP’s Amber Miller talks with Jean Kalscheur of the Wisconsin Council of the Blind about the relationship between low vision and falls and what people can do to prevent a fall. (16:01 minutes)
The Brown County Falls Prevention Partnership shared the following three videos featuring health care and public safety professionals discussing falls.