Balance, strength, and overall health can change as you age, putting you at risk for
Even a single fall increases your risk of falling again and can lead to a loss of independence.
However, falls do not always come with aging. There are many things you can do to
reduce your chance of falling. With the right tools, you can take steps to stay as healthy as
possible and on your feet.
The National Council on Aging’s Falls Prevention Awareness Day is Sept. 22. In support, Providence experts will offer fall risk awareness seminars throughout Oregon. Attend an event near you! Learn how you can reduce the chance you or someone you love will experience a fall. Most presentations include a short introduction to Tai Chi.
Events are free. To register or check for additional classes:
• Visit providence.org/classes or,
• Call 503-574-6595 or 800-562-8964