Past Activities

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

Past Activities & Impact Reports

Falls Prevention Awareness Day 2015: A Compendium of State and National Activities The 8th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day (FPAD) on September 23, 2015 was the most successful FPAD campaign yet, with increased participation from national organizations, federal agencies, coalitions, and state and local partners. At the state and community level, the Falls Free® Initiative […]
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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 >>
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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 […]
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