Preventing Falls in the Winter
Preventing falls and the potential injuries that can result from a fall is important all year round but especially during the winter months given the nature of the season.
Falls Prevention Virtual Event - Fearless Falling
Mike Grigsby with Fearless Fallings's virtual presentation will offer tips, tricks, and exercises on how to properly fall and get up from a fall.
Falls Prevention Virtual Event - Medications and Fall Risk
Hear from our pharmacist about how medications can affect your risk for falling and learn about our free falls prevention classes.
Falls Prevention Virtual Event - Home Hazards
Discover the importance of staying safe at home and learn how to correct safety hazards through today's virtual activities.
Falls Prevention Virtual Event - Virtual Tai-Chi
Improve your balance and muscle strength to reduce your risk for a fall through a virtual Tai-Chi demonstration provided by Lucy at Shift in Grandview.
Preventing Falls During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Due to the recent CDC recommendations advising those 65+ to stay home as much as possible to lower the risk for contracting the virus, we want to ensure safety in the home and a focus on decreasing fall risk during this critical time.
Heel Toe Raises with Counter Support
One great exercise for improving your balance is the "Heel Toe Raises With Counter Support." Read our article to give it a try!
Standing Heel Raise with Support
Our "Standing Heel Raise With Support" exercise is great for improving your balance and strength! Check out our article to get started!
Standing Tandem Balance with Counter Support
A great way to decrease your risk for falls is by exercising daily!
Sit to Stand Using an Armchair
You can maintain and improve your strength while reducing your risk for fall through simple exercises! We recommend trying our "Sit to Stand Using an Armchair" exercise to get started!
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