According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. The 10th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day will be observed on Sept. 22, 2017.
The anniversary of the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is July 26th.
The Older Individuals who are Blind Technical Assistance Center is a development of the National Research & Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision (NRTC) at Mississippi State University, focused on agencies serving older individuals who are blind (OIB). This grant (#H177Z150003) is funded by the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) under the U.S. Department of Education.