An initiative of The N.C. Center for Health & Wellness at UNC Asheville

Falls Prevention Awareness Week Activities 2020

Watch this page for Falls Prevention Awareness Week activities in 2020 as well as the NC Falls Prevention Coalition page.

Falls Prevention Awareness Day is September 22, 2020, the first day of fall.
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North Carolina will celebrate Falls Prevention Awareness Week September 21-25, 2020!

Please see the map and listing below for events that happened across the state in 2020.


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Date/Time Event
08/01/2020 - 10/31/2020
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Chapel Hill - Falls Risk Screening by Appointment - Virtual
Orange County Dept. on Aging, Chapel Hill NC
08/19/2020 - 09/09/2020
Call for times
Raleigh - Stepping Out Strong™ - Virtual
American Bone Health, Raleigh NC
09/08/2020 - 10/13/2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Chapel Hill - Balance Training - Virtual Platform
Orange County Dept. on Aging, Chapel Hill NC
09/21/2020 - 09/25/2020
Call for times
Wake Forest & Wendell - Take Steps with us to Prevent Falls
Eastern Wake Senior Center, Wendell NC
09/21/2020 - 09/25/2020
Call for times
Wake Forest & Wendell, NC - Take Steps with Us Activities
Northern Wake Senior Center, Wake Forest NC
09/21/2020 - 09/25/2020
Call for times
Winston-Salem - Balance Assessments & Guest Speakers
Piedmont Triad Regional Council AAA, Kernersville NC
09/21/2020 - 09/25/2020
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Brevard - Fight the Fall
FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Center, Brevard NC
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Introduction to Tai Chi for Arthritis - Virtual
North Carolina Center for Health and Wellness – UNCA, Asheville North Carolina
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Chapel Hill - Home Safety Chat - Virtual
Orange County Dept. on Aging, Chapel Hill NC
09/23/2020 - 09/24/2020
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Durham - Ready Steady Balance Virtual Fall Prevention Expo
Durham Center for Senior Life, Durham NC
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Chapel Hill - 5 Ways to Stop Falls at Home - Online
Orange County Dept. on Aging, Chapel Hill NC
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Charlotte - Metrolina Falls Prevention Virtual Expo
Centralina Area Aging Agency – Virtually, Charlotte NC


If your event will be virtual, please complete the physical location information below based on where the sponsoring organization is located.

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September is the month for Falls Awareness. Also, please share your event flyer if available.

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Please check out the National Council on Aging Resources for Falls Prevention Awareness Day at NCOA FPAD Resources! Planning for 2020 and looking for ideas and support? Resources include webinars, videos, infographics, handouts, a photo contest and more.