Falls Prevention Awareness Day

Ready, Steady, Balance: Prevent Falls in 2016

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Date: Sept. 22, 2016

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The 9th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day (FPAD) was observed on Sept. 22, 2016—the first day of fall. The event raised awareness about how to prevent fall-related injuries among older adults. The theme of this year’s 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 in 2015.

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