Fall Prevention Activities Sept. 18 at 50plus Expo

The York County Area Agency on Aging and other community partners have joined together to form the Falls Free York Coalition. The Coalition is working together to increase awareness of falls and fall prevention.

The Falls Free York Coalition has teamed with the 50plus Senior EXPO to offer a Falls Free designated area at this year’s EXPO. Visit the Falls Free area at the 11th annual 50plus Senior EXPO on Wednesday, September 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held in Memorial Hall East of the York Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Avenue, York.

The Falls Free Activities will include:
• Gait and balance screenings
• In-home safety and outdoor safety
• Brown Bag Medication review with Pharmacists (bring your medications or list of medications, including over the counter medications)
• Foot screenings (12 until 1:30 p.m.)
• Cane/walker safety checks
• Exercise demonstrations including Tai Chi from 12:30-2 p.m.
• Fall Prevention Program resources
• ‘Sloppy Slipper Swap’ – exchange old and unsafe footwear for one safety product (limit one per person)

Plan to join us for this free event. Falls can be prevented – “one step at a time”!

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