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Falls Prevention Awareness Day

Violence and Injury Prevention Program


    Mailing Address

    4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A13 

    Tallahassee, FL 32399-1722 


The National Council on Aging recognizes the first day of fall as Falls Prevention Awareness Day. The goal of this observance is to bring older adults, professionals, caregivers, and family members together to promote falls prevention among older adults through education, awareness and interventions.

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Older Adult Falls Prevention Toolkit 

The Effective Community Events: An Implementation Toolkit for Older Adult Falls Prevention provides guidance and resources on planning, communication and engagement, funding, and assessment of older adult falls prevention community activities.

          Effective Community Events Toolkit