Falls Prevention and Balance Screenings

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Date(s) - September 22, 2015
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Falls are one of the main causes of serious injuries and accidental deaths in older adults. Experts will provide an individualized assessment and show you ways to improve balance to promote healthy, active aging. They’ll also discuss the causes of falls, ways to prevent them and how to safety-proof your home to reduce the chances of falling.

The seminar will be held at 3 p.m. and balance screenings will be offered from 2-3 p.m. and 4-5 p.m. Free. Offered in honor of National Falls Prevention Month and in partnership with MedStar Montgomery Medical Center and the MedStar National Rehabilitation Network. If you experience a fear of falling or are feeling unsteady or unsafe, sign up by calling MedStar Montgomery Medical Center at 301-774-8881.