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Baystate Health Education Center

361 Whitney Ave

Holyoke, MA 01040

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Do you have a fear of falling? Have you ever been told you are slightly off balance? Join Baystate Rehabilitation Care experts Nancy Densmore, PTA; Michelle Downs, PT; and Erin Jarosz, OT, clinical supervisor; Ida Konderwicz, RN, Baystate Medical Center Injury Prevention Program; Paula Aritan, Baystate Home Infusion & Respiratory Services; Karen Kiernan, PT and Dena Plante, PTA, Baystate Wing Hospital, for an interactive event on fall prevention. Each attendee will receive:

• A personal discussion about individual risk factors with a physical therapist

• Instructions for specific exercises to improve balance

• Information about environmental safety and equipment that may help prevent falls

• A falls-prevention checklist

• Prevention strategies to prevent falls

• Information about the injuries that can result from a fall

You will be asked to participate in a follow-up survey on your progress. Wear comfortable clothing. Refreshments served. Space is limited. To register: FREE!

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