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A Matter of Balance: Group B

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April 30 @ 2:00 pm 4:00 pm

Falls are the leading cause of injury and hospitalization for trauma — as well as trauma-related death — among older adults. If you are 65 or older, have had a fall in the past year, or live alone, this workshop provides information on keeping balance, the causes of falls, and dangers to look out for. Topics covered include:

  • Simple and fun balance and strength training
  • The role that vision plays in keeping your balance
  • How medications can contribute to falls
  • What to look for in safe footwear
  • How to eliminate fall hazards in your home

We meet once a week for 2 hour sessions for 8 weeks starting Tuesday April 9 at 10:00am. We will meet at First Congregational Church 1701 SW Collins Ave Topeka KS in the Library.

Season 1 – Apr 9th
Season 2 – Apr 16th
Season 3 – Apr 23rd
Season 4 – Apr 30th
Season 5 – May 7th
Season 6 – May 14th
Season 7 – May 21st
Season 8 – May 28th

For more information, please contact Stormont Vail Health’s Injury Prevention Coordinator at (785) 354-5117 or email [email protected].

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1701 S.W. Collins Ave.
Topeka, Kansas 66604 United States
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