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National Falls Prevention Day

Join the Berks County Falls Free Coalition on National Fall Prevention Day on Sept 22nd from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm at Alvernia University at The Tom and Helen Flynn PLEX (465 Saint Bernardine Street, Reading, Pa 19607) The event will begin with opening remarks from Judy Schwank and Robert Torres, Secretary of Aging. In addition, a fall prevention panel featuring; Reading Hospital Trauma Center, Reading Hospital Emergency Department, Reading Hospital Rehabilitation, PA Department of Aging, and Alvernia University will discuss ways to prevent falls. Several agencies will be providing screenings and resource tables such as blood pressure, balance, strength, hearing, and vision. Finally sample multiple fitness and educational fall prevention sessions such as Walk with Ease, Matter of Balance, and Healthy Steps in Motion class. Attendance is Free
Register by Sept 17, 2021: call 484-628-HELP (4357) Masks are required for all participants
 
Fee: $0.00
 
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