NC Falls Prevention Awareness Week

North Carolina celebrates Falls Prevention Awareness Week starting on the First Day of Fall each year.

Falls Prevention Awareness Day is September 23, 2019.Image result for fall leaf icon png
North Carolina will celebrate Falls Prevention Awareness Week September 23-27, 2019!

Please click this link to Healthy Aging NC for a map and listing of events for Falls Prevention Awareness Day/Week across North Carolina.

If you would like to add an event, please complete the event submission form.

NC Falls Prevention Awareness Week 2019

Promotional Materials:

Resources from the National Council on Aging (NCOA) :

Resources from NC State and Local Coalitions (see past, yet still relevant, presentations below):

Additional awareness activities 2019:
Please see the call for input from community stakeholders on falls prevention by the Senate Special Committee on Aging. The deadline to respond was June 26th. Here is a copy of the letter submitted by the Steering Committee.

NC Falls Prevention Awareness Week 2018

Presentation/Webinar by Ellen Schneider to the NC Falls Prevention Coalition on NCOA Falls Prevention Awareness Day and Week resources available for North Carolina.

Summary of Falls Prevention Awareness Week activities in 2018 across the state of North Carolina.
This summary was compiled by the National Council on Aging based on survey responses and reported activities from coalition members.

NC Falls Prevention Awareness Week 2016
The theme for 2016 was Ready, Steady, Balance: Prevent Falls in 2016.

Promotional Materials:

Resources from the National Council on Aging

Learn from and share with Local NC Falls Prevention Coalitions