Stepping On Falls Prevention Program Announces Upcoming Classes

Falls Prevention Program

(BINGHAMTON, NY) – The Broome County Health Department in partnership with Independence Awareness and the Broome County Office for Aging are offering a 7 week falls prevention program at two different sites this fall.   The program empowers seniors to maintain their independence and is facilitated by Registered Nurses. Participants will learn strength and balance activities and community health professionals will provide information on home safety, medication use, vision, footwear, and strategies to move about safely.

The first program will be held on Thursdays, starting September 19, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Conklin Presbyterian Church, 1175 Conklin Road, Conklin, NY. The second program will be held on Tuesdays, beginning October 22, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 731 Hooper Road, Endwell, NY. Refreshments will be served. Come socialize, learn, and have fun!
 
The fee for the program is $35. To register call Diane at 607.757.0750 or Donna at 607.765.4180.
08/29/2013 - 9:00am