Lakeland presents fall prevention classes in Niles, St. JoePublished 5:01am Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Lakeland HealthCare will present “Fall Prevention and Medication Safety” in St. Joseph and Niles:
• Thursday, April 26, at 6:30 p.m., at the Center for Outpatient Services, 3900 Hollywood Rd., St. Joseph
• Thursday, May 3, at 6 p.m., at Lakeland Community Hospital, Niles, 31 N. St. Joseph Ave., Niles.
At this free class, participants will learn basic information about how to prevent trips, slips and falls including:
• How to reduce accidental falls
• Proper ways to balance
• Ways to make your home safer
Participants will also practice strength-training exercises using Wii Fit software and learn the importance of medication safety.
Registration for the class is encouraged, but not required; walk-ins are welcome.
For more information or to register, call (269) 556-2808 or (866) 260-7544. Visit www.lakelandhealth.org or find Lakeland HealthCare on Facebook or Twitter for more classes and events.
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