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Falling Prevention Workshop for Older Adults & Their Caregivers

Are you concerned about falling?  The Family Caregiver Support Program at the Lumber River Area Agency on Aging and the Bladen County Division on Aging are sponsoring a workshop for older adults and their caregivers.  The workshop will include information on the prevalence of falling among older adults; medications that can contribute to falling; vision problems and poor lighting; balance, mobility and strength training; fall-proofing your home; low cost home modifications to insure safety; and “Falling Monologues” videos.  Lunch will be provided by the Men of First United Methodist Church.  The workshop will be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 901 West Broad Street in Elizabethtown.  Call 862-3302 to register to attend.

 

By Joy Warrenfalling

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