A report of the National Council on Disability that includes an evaluation and recommendations of and for public laws, policies, and program initiatives affecting housing for Americans who have accessible housing needs.
Developed by the National Center on Injury Prevention and Control, this document contains selected model programs that use home assessment and modification, can serve as a guide for organizations that wish to develop fall prevention programs for older adults.
This article investigates the effectiveness of fall prevention programs for community-dwelling older adults. The comprehensive critical analysis of the literature found: (1) multifactorial fall prevention programs appear to be more effective for older individuals with a previous fall history versus a nonselect group; and (2) medication and vision assessment with appropriate health practitioner referral should be included in a falls screening examination and more.
This article has findings including those with less education, income, and social support are less likely to have home modifications.
This article will help better understand the suitable approach to older adults on assistive technology.