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A Matter Of Balance: Group C (Tuesdays, July 11th – August 29th)

July 11, 2023 @ 10:00 am August 29, 2023 @ 12:00 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 in the classroom at Cotton O’Neil Express Care North for 2 hours every week in small groups for 8 weeks.
At this time we are offering Matter of Balance in person at 4505 NW Fielding Rd., Topeka, KS.  We will offer virtual classes later beginning September 28th. If you are not able to attend A Matter of Balance in person please register for the virtual class. You must have reliable internet access, a computer with a web camera, microphone and speaker to allow for videoconferencing.

Class 01 – July 11
Class 02 – July 18
Class 03 – July 25
Class 04 – August 1
Class 05 – August 8
Class 06 – August 15
Class 07 – August 22
Class 08 – August 29

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

Details

Start:
July 11, 2023 @ 10:00 am
End:
August 29, 2023 @ 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
stormontvail.org

Organizer

Ann Buckland
Phone:
785-354-5117
Email:
abucklan@stormontvail.org
4505 NW Fielding Rd.
Topeka, Kansas 66618 United States
(785) 354-5117

Reserve your spot

Virtual meeting via Zoom. Link will be emailed to participants.

Enrollment Criteria:
• Is 65 or older
• Has had a fall in the past year or is fearful of falling
• Lives at home or in independent living
• Does not have dementia
• Does not use a walker or wheelchair full time
• Can commit to attending each session

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