IN-PERSON: Fall Prevention & Wellness Resources - Host: Campbell - 2023

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IN-PERSON: Fall Prevention & Wellness Resources - Host: Campbell - 2023

IN-PERSON: Fall Prevention & Wellness Resources

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Campbell Community Center 1 W. Campbell Ave Room Q-84 Campbell, CA 95008

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  • 1 hour
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This class is taught in partnership with Stanford Health Care Fall Prevention Program.

Learn how to identify fall risks and simple and effective home modifications to prevent falls. Learn six steps to prevent falls and what to do right after a fall happens. Get connected with community resources to maintain safety and wellness.

Participants will learn:

Fall Statistics & Data

How to Reduce Falls

Home Modifications

  • Lighting, Stairs, & Showers, Carpets & Floors, Helpful Devices

Fall Prevention Activities & Programs

  • Strength & Balance Exercises
  • What to do After a Fall
  • Locate Fall Prevention Programs in Santa Clara County

Wellness Resources

  • COVIA – Well Connected (partnered with Front Porch)
  • Medic Alert Systems
  • L.I.F.E. File (Lifesaving Information for Emergencies)
  • Senior Centers in Santa Clara County
  • Medication Disposal
  • STEADI: Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Fall Information

Community Programs & Services

  • 2-1-1 & Sourcewise

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This course is open to individuals who live or work within the communities served by Santa Clara County Fire Department: Campbell, Cupertino, Los Gatos, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Monte Sereno, Saratoga and the unincorporated surrounding areas.

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