NOVA Falls Prevention Alliance

Our Mission

The mission of the Northern Virginia Falls Prevention Alliance (NVFPA) is to assure availability of, access to, and utilization of a coordinated and comprehensive system of community-based programs and practices aimed at reducing risk for falls and fall-related injuries in older adults thus maximizing independence and improving quality of life.  

Falls Prevention Awareness is Always on our Mind!

National Recognition for SAIL!

Our SAIL program was recently featured by SAIL Seminars, our national partner for this evidence-based falls prevention program! Please click below to read the article.

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Falls Prevention Awareness Week

 The Virginia General Assembly recently passed HJR 81, which proclaims the 3rd full week in September as Falls Prevention Awareness Week in Virginia. This is exciting as it brings statewide attention to this important health issue.

Falls Prevention Awareness Resources

Click on the button below for a list of resources and links you can use to help promote falls prevention in your community! 

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Evidence-Based Programs

Learn about evidence-based falls prevention programs.   View the Falls Prevention Programs: Saving Lives, Saving Money infographic for information on the impact of falls among older adults and the benefits and return on investment of evidence-based falls prevention programs. 

About The Programs


A Strength, balance, and fitness program. 

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A structured group intervention that emphasizes practical strategies to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels.  Learn More...



An individually tailored strength and balance program. 

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How we can help you

Become an Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Program Leader

We offer training workshops to certify you as a Stay Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) and A Matter of Balance Leader! 

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Implement a Falls Prevention Program at your Organization

We work with you to establish, support, and sustain these evidence-based falls prevention programs at your organization. Contact us for more information.

Falls Prevention Resources for Older Adults

Learn more about resources available in northern Virginia that help you maintain your health and independence!

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Help Our Cause

Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve the quality of life to older adults. Your generous donation will fund our mission.

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