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Meet Ms. Emily Nabors!

Emily Nabors is in an expert in educating service providers and professionals on fall prevention with a focus on home modification and aging in place strategies. Emily has extensive experience in coalition development and implementation and applies her expertise by instructing the course, Raising Community Awareness & Coalition Building, for our online Executive Certificate in Home Modification program. She evaluated and provided technical assistance to 10 fall prevention community coalitions across California and co-led a fall prevention coalition for the Los Angeles area for six years. Emily also created and pilot tested a home assessment and information tool for use by the local fire department, and she developed a home safety toolkit with resources for older adults and professionals. She has facilitated a statewide fall prevention network and represented California on the National Council on Aging’s Falls Free Initiative. Emily is also a member of the National Council on Aging’s Evidence-based Fall Prevention Program Review Council, which recommends programs to be added to the list of evidence-based programs that are eligible for funding from the Administration on Community Living. Emily has presented at national, state, and local professional conferences on topics including home modification, developing and sustaining coalitions, and evaluation. She has a Master of Science degree in Gerontology from the University of Southern California Leonard Davis School of Gerontology. We’re proud to have Emily on our team!


Emily is passionate about researching and creating solutions for older persons to prevent falls in very creative ways. Watch this Facebook Live video that Emily participated in with NCOA to discuss fall prevention in outdoor spaces!

Navigating Outdoor Fall Hazards

Get ready to see what falls prevention looks like when you’re out and about in the community! We’re LIVE for our Falls Prevention Awareness Day broadcast, featuring Kathy Cameron from our Center for Healthy Aging and Emily Nabors from the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.

Posted by National Council on Aging on Friday, September 22, 2017