NC Falls Prevention Awareness Week

North Carolina will celebrate Falls Prevention Awareness Week (FPAW)

September 18-24, 2022!

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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.


2022 Theme:

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. 


2022 Governor’s Proclamation


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