Many older adults are concerned about falling and, as a result restrict their activities. Mount Auburn Hospital recognizes this concern and offers, a customized program to help patients prevent and manage their falls, while staying or becoming more active. Beginning in April, the hospital is pleased to present the A Matter of Balance workshop, an eight-week group focused on learning to view falls as controllable. Participants will set goals for increasing activity, make changes to reduce fall risks at home, and learn exercises to increase strength and balance.
This program will teach practical strategies to manage falls. You will learn to:
Learn more about how to work these tips into your everyday life at the Falls Prevention Workshop.
Every Thursday for 8 weeks starting on April 19, 2017.
This course is free. Registration is required for this class. To enroll, contact Community Health Department at 617-499-5625.
Mount Auburn Hospital was founded in 1886. A teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, its mission is to deliver healthcare services in a personable, convenient and compassionate manner, with respect for the dignity of patients and their families.
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