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Senior Services Celebrates Falls Prevention Education and Collaboration
Senior Services Celebrates Falls Prevention Education and Collaboration
Event is one of hundreds nationwide to honot 10th anniversary of Falls Prevention Awareness Day

On Sept. 22, 2017, Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia will join with the National Council on Aging and hundreds of organizations nationwide to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Falls Prevention Awareness Day with activities sponsored by Virginia Premier Health Plan, Inc., to empower older adults to prevent falls in their everyday life.

 

In celebration of Falls Prevention Awareness Day, Senior Services will host a half day of fall risk assessments, screenings, giveaways, door prizes, and lunch for seniors 60+.

           

WHAT: Celebration of Falls Prevention Awareness Day

 

WHEN: Friday, Sept. 22, 2017

             10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

 

WHERE: Chesapeake Avenue United Methodist Church

               1200 Chesapeake Ave.

               Chesapeake, VA 23324

 

WHY: One in four Americans over the age of 65 falls every year. However, falling is not
           normal part of aging. Every older adult has the power to prevent a fall.

 

Click here for registration information.

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Debbie Schwartz
Director of Development and Community Relations
757-222-4520
dschwartz@ssseva.org

Nealy Gihan
Marketing & Communications Associate
757-461-9481, ext. 105
ngihan@ssseva.org

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