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Past Activities

Find great ideas and success stories from past Falls Prevention Awareness Days.

Past Activities & Impact Reports

Falls Prevention Awareness Day 2017 Impact Report The 10th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day (FPAD) on September 22, 2017 celebrated a decade of empowering seniors with the confidence to protect themselves from fall-related injuries. National 2017 FPAD awareness and media efforts reached an estimated 87 million individuals. At the state and community level, the State Falls […]

Examples From Our Partners

Examples from our Partners Browse these helpful resources as you brainstorm exciting new ways to celebrate Falls Prevention Awareness Day (FPAD) in your area. Fact sheets Sample outreach materials  The American Occupational Therapy Association’s FPAD Page and Falls Prevention Toolkit E-Cards – Missouri Flash mobs (Missouri and Arizona) PSA – New York More >>

History of Falls Prevention Awareness Day

Falls Free® Overview NCOA leads the Falls Free® Initiative, a national collaborative effort to educate the public and support and expand evidence-based programs and interventions that help communities, states, federal agencies, non-profits, businesses, and older adults and their families fight back against falls. In 2008, the Falls Free® State Coalitions on Falls Prevention Workgroup requested that a […]