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Stand Tall, Don’t Fall!

Falls are the leading cause of fatal injuries for Americans 65 and older. More than 18,000 older Americans die every year because of a fall and the rate has risen dramatically over the last 10 years.

Two “Stand Tall, Don’t Fall” fall prevention awareness events will take place on Friday, September 23

 

HIGH POINT EVENT

Millis Regional Health Education Center

600 North Elm Street, High Point, NC

From 10:00 am until 2:00 pm (DROP-IN)

Fall Prevention Flyer 2011 – Millis Regional Health Education Center in High Point

Join High Point Regional Health System at “Stand Tall, Don’t Fall,” a prevention event which celebrates Falls Prevention Awareness with plenty of FREE health information including:

  • Fall prevention programs
  • Exercise programs
  • Assisted living facility information
  • Vision and balance screenings
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Medication reviews (Bring medication list for review by pharmacist)
  • Adaptive home equipment and medical alert systems
  • Door prizes
  • FREE Lunch and Learn seminar at noon sponsored by Regional Emergency Physicians for the first 50 people who register. Seminar topic is fall prevention and will be presented by Heather Fullerton, M.D. of Regional Physicians on Premier. Registration is required by calling the Contact Center at (336) 878-6888.

Event sponsored by High Point Regional Health System, The Guilford County Falls Prevention Coalition and Greensboro Parks and Recreation

 

GREENSBORO EVENT

Smith Senior Center

2401 Fairview Street, Greensboro

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Falls Prevention Flyer 2011 – Smith Senior Center in Greensboro

 Local organizations and agencies will be in attendance providing information and resources to seniors and caregivers to help prevent injuries related to falls. 

The event will feature:

  • Mini classes and demonstrations
  • Door Prizes
  • Refreshments

Event sponsored by the Guilford County Falls Prevention Coalition and Guilford County Parks and Recreation

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