Seniors a Greater Chance to Stay Independent for Life
Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Dr. James Tomarken
invites mature residents to attend Suffolk County’s national award-winning
program focused on falls prevention. The program is intended to empower mature
adults to engage in behaviors that reduce the risks of falls, improve
self-management, and improve their quality of life.
On,’ a CDC model program, comprises a seven-week workshop
that focuses on balance and strength, home and community safety, vision, safe
footwear and medication review. The program has proven to reduce the number of
falls for participants by 31 percent.
Suffolk County falls prevention workshops will be offered as
151 Laurel Ave., East Northport, NY 11731
Dates: Tuesdays, April 17, 24, May,1,
8, 15, 22, 29, 2018
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
To register call 631-261-6930
Additional programs will be rolled out in communities
throughout Suffolk County over the course of the year. For more information
about Suffolk County Falls Prevention Programs, call the Suffolk County
Department of Health Services at 631-853-6492 or visit: http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/HealthServices/PreventiveMedicine/FallsPrevention.aspx
Learn How to Reduce Falls at Suffolk County’s Falls Prevention Programs