Stories tagged: fall prevention
SUNDAY, NOV. 13, 2016, 11 A.M.
Volunteer training available in fall prevention program
Aging & Long Term Care of Eastern Washington offers “A Matter of Balance,” a nationally recognized, evidence-based program to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of …
SUNDAY, OCT. 2, 2016, 2:45 P.M.
Fall prevention workshop Oct. 13
A fall prevention workshop “Ready, Steady, Balance” will run 1-5 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Spokane Regional Health District, 1101 W. College Ave. Participants must register by Thursday. The seminar …
SUNDAY, NOV. 15, 2015, 7 P.M.
Keeping seniors on their toes
Spokane County has a higher death rate from fall-related injuries than the rest of the state.
TUESDAY, NOV. 5, 2013
Program offers exercise classes aimed at helping to reduce falls among seniors
I t was 9 a.m., and change was coming, Lori McCormick warned her students as they sat on cushioned chairs arranged in an oval in a brightly lit studio. There …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 18, 2012
Balance, mobility take center stage
John Freirich broke a number of bones when he played football, but at 79, he’s not eager to repeat the experience. “I realized I wasn’t as comfortable with a lot …