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Fall Prevention

 

Details for Falls Prevention Week Events:

Monday, Sept 19

 

Removing Stumbling Blocks to Prevent Falls
12:00 – 1:00 pm CST
Webinar: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3949302155795454224
A simple stumble or slip can result in serious injury or even death. Individuals 65 and older are at a higher risk for injury from a fall, which most often happens at home or at a residential care facility. Encouraging participation in evidence-based programs can help improve balance and strength to prevent a fall, while also improving quality of life.
Webinar for health care providers, community agencies & community members interested in preventing falls. Must register. Sponsored by the SD Falls Prevention Coalition.

 

Tuesday, Sept 20

 

STAND STRONG: Fall Prevention ScreeningFalls Community Health/City Health Department Lobby
521 North Main Ave., Sioux Falls, SD
10:00 am -12:00 pm
Stop by to receive your individualized fall screening. Receive personal recommendations from a nurse or therapist. Discover your fall risk and how to prevent a fall!

 

Wednesday, Sept 21

 

STAND STRONG: Fall Prevention Screening
Fire Station #3
2820 S. Minnesota Ave. Sioux Falls, SD
10:00 am -12:00 pm
Stop by for coffee and treats with the Fire Fighters and receive your individualized fall screening. Receive personal recommendations from a nurse or therapist. Discover your fall risk and how to prevent a fall!

 

STAND STRONG: Demonstrations of Fall Prevention & Senior Fitness Classes
Siouxland Library Downtown,
200 N. Dakota Ave., Sioux Falls, SD
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Discover what Bingocize, Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL), and A Matter of Balance are all about. Come experience a little bit of each program to see which would be best for you.


Thursday, Sept 22

 

STAND STRONG: Fall Prevention Screening
Active Generations
2300 W. 46th St. Sioux Falls, SD
9:30 – 11:30 am (all are welcome, no need to be a member)
Stop by for coffee and treats with the Firefighters and receive your individualized fall screening. Receive personal recommendations from a nurse or therapist. Discover your fall risk and how to prevent a fall!

 

STAND STRONG: Demonstrations of Fall Prevention & Senior Fitness Classes
Active Generations
2300 W. 46th St., Sioux Falls, SD
1:30 – 3:30 pm
Discover what Bingocize, Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL), and A Matter of Balance are all about. Come experience a little bit of each program to see which would be best for you.

 

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