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October 11, 2018
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Summit Community & Senior Center
0083 Nancy's Pl.
Frisco, Co 80443
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A Physical and Occupational Therapist’s Guide to Preventing Falls and Living Safely In Your Home

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Join Physical Therapist Sarah Campbell and Occupational Therapist Melissa Volkert from Avalanche Physical Therapy to discuss ways to protect your body, to move safely in and around the home, and to be proactive in living in your home. Topics we will cover are: ? Understanding reasons why we fall ? Learning techniques for safe standing, walking, climbing stairs, and managing uneven surfaces ? Learning techniques for how to get up from a fall ? Identifying fall hazards in and around the home ? Learning adaptations to our home environment & routines to prevent falls ? Learning balance and strength exercises We invite you to share your experi-ences and strategies so we can all learn and continue living well in Summit County!