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Healthy Steps Virtual Program for Seniors Helps Reduce the Risk of Falls

December 27, 2021

Stop Falls Before They Stop You!

Did you know that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that every 20 minutes an older adult dies from a fall?  Falls are the most common cause of traumatic brain injury.

COSADelaware County Office of Services for the Aging is offering another sessions of Healthy Steps Program online on Zoom in collaboration with Crozer Health. Healthy Steps is a two-session program offered to adults age 60 and over, developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Aging to reduce the risk of falls among older adults. The program’s focus is on:

  • Environmental & Home Safety
  • Health Status/Disease States
  • Nutrition
  • Maintaining an Active Lifestyle
  • Foot Health
  • Social Connectedness
  • Sensory Deficits (vision & hearing)
  • Mental & Spiritual Well-being
  • Side Effects of Medication
  • Exercises to Increase Strength
  • Balance & Flexibility

Healthy Steps will be held virtually on Zoom on Wednesday, January 19 and Friday, January 21 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Register Today!!

Space is limited so register soon by emailing williamse@co.delaware.pa.us or calling 610-499-1937.

Last modified: December 22, 2021

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