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Falls Prevention Awareness Week

Contact the Violence and Injury Prevention Section

  •  850-245-4455
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    Mailing Address

    Violence and Injury Prevention Section 

    4052 Bald Cypress Way 

    Bin A13 

    Tallahassee, FL 32399 

The National Council on Aging recognizes the first week of fall as Falls Prevention Awareness Week. 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