North Carolina will celebrate Falls Prevention Awareness Week (FPAW)
September 18-24, 2022!
Click HERE to post your events and/or to see a map and listing of FPAW events to be held across North Carolina in 2022.
Strengthening Community Connections in Falls Prevention
Click HERE to see the NC FPAW Placemat Contest Entries
Click HERE to access the National Council on Aging Falls Prevention Awareness Week Toolkit!
Check your fall risk online: Falls Free Check-up
Click HERE for the Spanish version! Pincha en este ENLACE.
You will receive your results via email to share with family members, health care providers, pharmacists, etc.! The results also include specific steps that you can take to prevent falls.
The CDC Stay Independent Risk Assessment brochure is available in English and in Spanish. Click HERE for Spanish version: Mantenga su independencia.
Access the FPAW survey draft for 2022 – DO NOT submit to NCOA. This is for internal use only in preparation for our NC Falls Prevention Coalition survey in October.
Learn from and share with Regional NC Falls Prevention Coalitions
- Ellen Schneider, Statewide Coalition: Updates from the state and local levels
- Leigha Shepler, Guilford County: Coalition successes
- Rebecca Chaplin, Western NC : Building successful coalitions
- Triangle Falls Coalition: Facts About Falling Community Presentation