Category: Grant Awardee

Northern Virginia Falls Prevention Alliance

In August 2016, Marymount University, in partnership with Goodwin House, was awarded a two-year grant from the Administration for Community Living to increase the availability and accessibility of evidence-based falls prevention programs in Northern Virginia.  This grant resulted in the creation of the Northern Virginia Falls Prevention Alliance.  The mission of the alliance is to maximize independence and improve quality of life of older adults by reducing falls and fall-related injuries.

The SAIL Program was chosen as one of the evidence-based programs that would be implemented in northern Virginia. 

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Administration for Community Living / Administration on Aging Falls Prevention 2016-2018 State Grantees

The Administration for Community Living has announced that two of their Evidence-Based Falls Prevention grants will go to organizations that are using the SAIL Program as part of their interventions to reduce falls in their communities. Marymount University Malek School of Health Professions, in partnership with Inova Health System, Goodwin House, and other key stakeholders, plans to build and maintain a regionally integrated Northern Virginia Falls Prevention Network to implement and sustain three evidence-based falls prevention programs.

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