Offer Seniors a Greater Chance to Stay Independent for Life
Commissioner of Health Services, Dr. James Tomarken, invites
mature residents to attend Suffolk County’s national award-winning program
focused on falls prevention. The program is intended to empower mature adults
to engage in behaviors that reduce the risks of falls, improve self-management,
and improve their quality of life.
On,’ a CDC model program, comprises a seven-week workshop
that focuses on balance and strength, home and community safety, vision, safe
footwear and medication review. The program has proven to reduce the number of
falls for participants by 31 percent.
Suffolk County falls prevention workshops will be offered as
Setauket Fire Dept
394 Nicolls Rd.Stony Brook, NY 11790
Dates: Tuesday, February 6, 13, 20,
27, March 6, 13, 20, 2018
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3 p.m.
To register call 631-444-8385
Additional programs will be
rolled out in communities throughout Suffolk County over the course of the
year. For more information about Suffolk County Falls Prevention Programs, call
the Suffolk County Department of Health Services at 631-853-6492 or visit: http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/HealthServices/PreventiveMedicine/FallsPrevention.aspx
Learn How to Reduce Falls at Suffolk County’s Falls Prevention Programs