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Falling Monologues

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Published on Apr 16, 2012

The Fall Prevention Coalition -- Los Angeles (FPC-LA) is pleased to present The Falling Monologues, which may be viewed altogether or one by one.

The Falling Monologues Full Length (37:18) - http://youtu.be/BSR6NCaxvMI
Introduction (2:53) - http://youtu.be/inWOLnOP56M
The Ladder (7:28) - http://youtu.be/dN1EoRV-_Tc
The Bus (7:31) - http://youtu.be/pB58ls_4OrE
The Sidewalk (6:28) - http://youtu.be/r1MZ4Xi9x98
Scatter Rug (5:15) - http://youtu.be/mcZfiRuQy-4
Don't Ask (7:45) - http://youtu.be/uNAoAdk_vjM

The Falling Monologues is a series of stories reflecting the thoughts, emotions, and lessons learned by some older adults after they've fallen, developed as a creative approach to spark interest and start discussion about fall prevention. Written and directed by Marilyn Faber, the performances are accompanied by commentary from Emily Nabors and Anna Nguyen of the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence and Fall Prevention Coalition -- Los Angeles (FPC-LA).

If you work with older adults, have a group viewing of the performance! Click on the following link and scroll down to "Fact Sheets" for fall prevention handouts in multiple languages on topics such as home modification, preventing outdoor falls, assistive devices, and talking with your doctor about falls: http://www.stopfalls.org/resources/FP...

The Falling Monologues were made possible by the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence, funded by the Archstone Foundation and headquartered at the University of Southern California, Andrus Gerontology Center; the Fall Prevention Coalition -- Los Angeles, funded by the Kaiser Foundation; and the City of Los Angeles Department of Aging. For more information, visit the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence's website at www.stopfalls.org

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