Falls Prevention Awareness Day 2018 Impact Report

The 11th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day (FPAD) was observed on September 22, 2018 by 43 states and the District of Columbia. National awareness and media efforts collectively reached 154.7 million individuals through press releases, Twitter, Facebook, and more. At the state and community level, the State Falls Prevention Coalitions members reached 2.5 million individuals through fall risk screenings, participation in community-based falls prevention programs, and public awareness events. The NCOA Falls Free® Initiative hopes this compendium of national, state, and local FPAD efforts will serve as a resource to maximize FPAD 2019 impact and beyond.