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Date: September 23, 2019

The annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day (FPAD) raises awareness about how to prevent fall-related injuries among older adults. National, state, and local partners collaborate to educate others about the impact of falls, share fall prevention strategies, and advocate for the expansion of evidence-based community fall prevention programs. National and state efforts are published in NCOA’s annual FPAD Impact Report. If you would like to learn more about fall prevention efforts in your state, please contact your State Falls Prevention Coalition lead.

Use the resources on this webpage to engage in FPAD!


Save the date for upcoming FPAD 2019 events! More details coming soon.

  • Annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day Webinar: August 15 @ 2-3:30 p.m. ET. The webinar recording is posted here.
  • Twitter Chat: September 24 @ 1-2 p.m. ET
  • Facebook Live Video Broadcast: September 23 @ 12 p.m. ET


Note: If you adapt any of the materials below, please credit the author and/or NCOA.

Note: There is no longer an official theme for FPAD.  Falls Prevention Coalitions are encouraged to personalize their state and/or local FPAD observance themes and activities.