S.Res.265 - A resolution designating September 22, 2017, as "National Falls Prevention Awareness Day" to raise awareness and encourage the prevention of falls among older adults.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 09/19/2017)|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/19/2017 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.265 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (09/19/2017)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Designates September 22, 2017, as National Falls Prevention Awareness Day.
Recognizes that there are cost-effective falls prevention programs and policies.
Commends the Falls Free Coalition and others for their efforts to increase awareness of falls prevention.
Recognizes: (1) the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for its work to make falls prevention a routine part of clinical care, and (2) the Administration for Community Living for its work to promote access to evidence-based programs and services.