November 15, 2013
Upcoming Falls-Prevention Workshops
James Tomarken, Commissioner of the Suffolk County
Department of Health Services, announced today that the Department of Health
Services will hold its falls prevention workshops for mature residents in the
communities of Hauppauge, Mount Sinai and Bellport.
Entitled “Staying Independent for Life,” the two-hour
workshops are open to the public and are intended to empower mature adults to
carry out behaviors that reduce their risk of falling. The program focuses on building the
participants’ confidence and ability to manage their everyday behaviors.
Workshops will be held at the following locations and times:
Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 12:30-2:00
JASA Senior Nutrition Center
Suffolk Y Jewish Community Center
74 Hauppauge Road, Hauppauge NY, 11725
Reichman, 462-9800 ext. 147
Tuesday, December 17,
2013, 10:00-12:00 p.m.
North Shore Nutrition Center
739 Route 25A, Mount Sinai, NY, 11766
Contact: Stephanie, 476-6442
Thursday, December 19,
2013, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Bellport Hagerman East Patchogue Alliance
1492 Montauk Highway, Bellport, NY 11713
Contact: Clarine Boone, 286-9236 ext. 13
For additional information about Suffolk County falls
prevention programs, call the Suffolk County Department of Health Services at 631-853-3089.