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Fall Prevention

Think First to Prevent Falls

Date & Time

Wednesday, October 14

1pm-3pm

Cost

FREE | Please RSVP

Location

Harrison Campus - Esther C. Conference Room 220

Class Description

Falls are the leading cause of injury for people over age 65. Think First to Prevent Falls is a program designed to help individuals recognize their concerns about falling and the hazards in their home and community that contribute to falls. The program is a 2.5 hour presentation that will discuss fall prevention topics such as home safety, safety in the community, talking with your physician, nutrition, the significance of exercise, vision, and medications.


Instructor

Mary Griffore

Mary is the Community Education Nurse in Gladwin, where she has resided for more than 40 years. In her current position, her focus is on prevention of illness and injury. She has a background in working in the operating room, nursing supervision, and substance abuse prevention in the schools and now in the community. Mary is a graduate of the former Saginaw General Hospital School of Nursing (now known as Covenant.) Her degree from CMU is in Health Education and Community Development.

Questions?

We'd love to answer them!

lifelonglearning@midmich.edu

(989) 386-6651
 
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