Alaska Fall-Related Injury Prevention
Important News for Alaskans with Medicare:
Fall-risk Assessment for Medicare Beneficiaries
Maintaining your personal independence keeps you in control. Ask your Medicare provider for your fall-risk assessment, as part of your Welcome or Annual Wellness Visit.
You may be asked about your:
- safety items in your home
- regular exercise
"Stay fit, stay healthy, stay independent." Watch the 30 second PSA about Fall Risk Assessments for Medicare beneficiaries, featuring Chief Medical Officer for Alaska, Ward Hurlburt, M.D., MPH
Medicare Fall Risk Assessment
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Go to Medicare.Gov or ask your provider for more info>
The following are some ways you can help prevent falls (*check with your provider to see if these options are right for you):
Link to these helpful websites for info on: