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.
The 9th annual FPAD was observed on Sept. 22, 2016. The theme of the event was Ready, Steady, Balance: Prevent Falls in 2016. 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.
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