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Falls Prevention Awareness

Watch this page for Falls Prevention Awareness Week activities in 2022 as well as the NC Falls Prevention Coalition page.

Falls Prevention Awareness Day will be on Thursday, September 22, 2022, the first day of Fall.

North Carolina will celebrate Falls Prevention Awareness Week September 18-24, 2022!

Please see the map and listing below for events that will happen across the state in 2022.

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Date/Time Event
07/06/2022 - 08/19/2022
5:00 pm
2022 Falls Prevention Awareness Week Placemat Contest
North Carolina Center for Health and Wellness – Virtual, Asheville NC
09/16/2022
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sylva - Samaritan's Feet Slip Resistant Shoe Distribution Event
Jackson County Senior Center, Sylva NC
09/19/2022
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Raleigh - NC Assistive Technology Program Expo - Virtual
NC Assistive Technology Program, Raleigh NC
09/19/2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Greenville, NC - Bingo and Balance Screenings
Pitt County Council on Aging, Greenville NC
09/20/2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bethel, NC - Bingo and Balance Screenings
Pitt County Council on Aging – Bethel, Bethel NC
09/21/2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ayden, NC - Bingo and Balance Screenings
Ayden Arts and Recreation Center, Ayden NC
09/21/2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Exploring the Magic of Tai Chi for Arthritis & Fall Prevention - Virtual
North Carolina Center for Health and Wellness – Virtual, Asheville NC
09/21/2022
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Chapel Hill - The Importance of Nutrition and Hydration - Virtual
Seymour Center, Chapel Hill
09/22/2022
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Chapel Hill - Did You Fall? How Do You Get Up?
Seymour Center, Chapel Hill
09/22/2022
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Hillsborough - Dizzy Clinic
Passmore Center, Hillsborough NC
09/22/2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Farmville, NC - Bingo and Balance Screenings
Farmville Community Center, Farmville NC
09/23/2022
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Chapel Hill - Dizzy Clinic
Seymour Center, Chapel Hill
09/23/2022
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fayetteville - Falls Prevention Awareness Event
Fayetteville Senior Center, Fayetteville NC
09/23/2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
West Greenville, NC - Bingo and Balance Screenings
Pitt County Council on Aging – West Greenville, Greenville NC
09/26/2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fountain, NC - Bingo and Balance Screenings
Fountain Senior Wellness Center, Fountain 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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Please check out the National Council on Aging Falls Prevention Awareness Week 2022 Resources! Planning for 2022 and looking for ideas and support? Resources include webinars, videos, infographics, handouts and more.