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Take a walk on National Falls Prevention Awareness Day to help stop older adult falls Bookmark

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Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, is National Falls Prevention Awareness Day. The Ohio Department of Aging is marking the day with its fifth-annual “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls.” The campaign, sponsored by the department’s STEADY U Ohio falls prevention initiative, recruits community partners to organize and host walking groups and events. Participants will contribute toward a statewide goal of having at least 4,000 people walk a mile each in the name of falls prevention.

Walk a mile to help older adults avoid a tumble during “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls” Bookmark

Falls Prevention Awareness Month event aims to end epidemic of older adult falls

STEADY U Ohio seeks community partners to help take “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls” Bookmark

Department of Aging’s falls prevention initiative uses statewide event to mark Falls Prevention Awareness Day, raise awareness of falls and the many ways to prevent them

Ohio communities smash goal to take “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls” Bookmark

Nearly 5,000 Ohioans walked 22,000 miles to raise awareness of older adult falls

State seeks local partners to step up, help take “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls” Bookmark

The Ohio Department of Aging is calling upon community partners to help mark Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, as National Falls Prevention Awareness Day and raise awareness of the many things our elders can do to minimize their risk of falling.

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