Healthy Steps for Older Adults Returns

The York County Area Agency on Aging is welcoming back Healthy Steps for Older Adults, an evidence-based program that reduces fall risks among older adults.

This program is a two day program, held for two hours each day. The program is designed to be fun, social and validating. It raises awareness about the causes of falls and how to prevent them.  Participants will learn how to exercise safely at home and be offered information on ways to improve their health and well-being. Home and medication safety, as well as appropriate foot care/foot wear, will be discussed.

A unique part of this program is the involvement of participants in physical skill screenings to determine an individual’s fall risk. Participants will also be referred to appropriate healthcare professionals and community resources as deemed necessary to meet one’s needs when it comes to preventing falls.

The York County Area Agency on Aging will be holding this program at the York Jewish Community Center, 2000 Hollywood Drive, York 17403 on September 13 and 20, from 1 PM to 3 PM.

For more information, contact Megan Craley at 717-771-9610.