Falls Prevention Awareness Day
September 22, 2012
We have a special opportunity to raise awareness about fall prevention with Falls Prevention Awareness Day, observed on the first day of Fall, September 22, 2012. Visit the NCOA Center for Healthy Aging Falls Prevention Awareness Day website for great resources to help you plan a Falls Prevention Awareness Day event in your community, including sample press releases, fact sheets and promotional materials.
There are creative ways to have fun while promoting falls prevention awareness. Examples include:
Fall Prevention Awareness Placemats:
Fall Prevention Bingo
From the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence
Fall Prevention Jeopardy Game and Instructions
From the Polk County Health Department, Iowa
A Matter of Balance Word Search
Submitted by Linda Miller, MOB Lead Trainer
Fall Prevention Information for Patients and Families available for download. To order hard copies at $1.20 each, please contact PFHA@mainehealth.org or call 207-661-7120.
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