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falls prevention awareness week toolkitThe week of September 18-22, 2023 is Falls Prevention Awareness Week. This year’s theme is ‘From Awareness to Action’. During this week, the spotlight is on empowering individuals, caregivers, and healthcare providers to help prevent falls in older adults. This is the sixteenth year that the NCOA (National Council on Aging), the Falls Free Initiative, and partners have educated older adults about falls prevention during Falls Prevention Week. Learn more about this years tools, resources and webinars.

Watch the NCOA video, NCOA Falls Prevention: 6 Steps to Prevent a Fall.