Did You Know...
Tight heel cords cause falls. Don’t forget to stretch them from time to time while you are sitting in your favorite chair. It’s easy! Place your heel on the floor and stretch your toes toward you. Hold this position for five seconds and repeat several times.
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A Matter of Balance Program
Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. This 8-week program includes a workbook designed for home awareness of trip hazards, safety tips, and how-to’s to keep you safe and fall free. This course also includes light exercises and group discussion. Highly rated by participants!
Call early, these classes fill up quickly!
Location: Sullivan House
2033 General Booth Blvd
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
Dates: Thursdays, Febuary 5, 2016 - March 26, 2016
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Our Lady of Perpetual Help
560 Princess Anne Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Dates: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - May 4, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Please call (757) 963-9209 for more information.
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Some good information on exercise and fall prevention from one of our partners, NIHSeniorHealth:
Watch “Be Physically Active” (video) and see exercises older adults can do to prevent falls.