Falls Prevention Awareness Day

National Council on Aging
September 14, 2017

Date: September 22, 2017

The 10th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day (FPAD) will be observed on Sept. 22, 2017—the first day of fall.  In honor of this notable milestone, the theme of the event will be 10 Years Standing Together to Prevent Falls. This event raises awareness about how to prevent fall-related injuries among older adults.

Follow the National Council on Aging on Facebook for a Facebook Live broadcast on Sept. 22 @ 3:00 p.m. ET.

Since Falls Prevention Awareness Day was first observed in 2008, we have grown participation in the event from 11 states to 48 states and the District of Columbia.

For resources on Fall Prevention, please visit our web page www.youradrc.org/fall-prevention

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