Green Hills Community offers fall prevention class


WEST LIBERTY – Green Hills Community is offering another session of fall prevention classes to help reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels for older adults.

The course is offered from 4 to 5 p.m. on Mondays starting on Jan. 16 in the Training Room located in the Green Hills Community Center, 6557 S. U.S. Route 68, West Liberty. The presenter is Nita Wilkinson, a certified balance trainer.

This six-week structured group intervention emphasizes practical strategies to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels. Participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable, set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, and exercise to increase strength and balance.

To register, call 937-465-0700 or e-mail [email protected].

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