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Ohioans invited to walk a mile to help state take “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls” Bookmark

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For the fifth consecutive year, the Ohio Department of Aging, through its STEADY U Ohio falls prevention initiative, invites all Ohioans to help take “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls.” To date, community partners have organized more than four dozen local walking events and groups on National Falls Prevention Awareness Day, Monday, Sept. 23, and throughout September.

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

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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

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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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