WGH fall prevention team starts series

The Whidbey General Hospital Fall Prevention Team will present an overview of the Staying Active and Independent for Life program at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9 at the Freeland Library.

This is the first in a series of free programs and free screenings to help decrease the chance of falling and increase the ability to lead an independent life.

The program continues at 10 a.m Friday, Sept. 16 with a focus on exercise, the single best thing someone can do to prevent falls.

At 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 23, the discussion will be on medications.

At 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30, the program will discuss the senses.

The final class at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7 will be devoted to home safety.

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