DERBY — Griffin Health and the Naugatuck Valley Health District are marking National Fall Prevention Awareness Day with a fall prevention event from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday at Griffin Hospital 130 Division St., Derby.

The free event will feature fall risk assessments, giveaways, and educational materials.

Fall Prevention Awareness Day raises awareness about how to prevent fall-related injuries among older adults. Studies have shown that 1 in 4 older adults report falls each year.

For more information, contact Jamie Luckhardt, health educator at Naugatuck Valley Health District, at 203-881-3255.