FINDING BALANCE TOGETHER
We are a Community based, not-for-profit
organization that is supported by 15+ public and
private organizations including healthcare providers,
local government, pharmacies, and advocacy groups.
JOin us for the next falls free friday conversation!
Smart Ways to Stay in Your Home
October 16th, 9-10 am
Presented by Calvin Richtig, ATP – Options for Independent Living
On the third Friday of each month we will present a new speaker and subject to help our community age well and prevent falls. The monthly topics will cover a wide range of issues including ageing well and attitude, exercise options, balance improvement, caring for loved ones, utilizing technology to help you stay in your home, assistive recreation, home modifications and much, much, more. Sign up now to save your place!
Come have fun with Zumba in the pool. This is s shallow water class so all are welcome to participate. Learn more…
Tai Chi for Beginners
This program is suitable for every fitness level. Research shows that Tai Chi participants show improvement in pain, fatigue, stiffness and well-being! Learn more…
A FEW KEY STATISTICS
A progressive loss of muscle mass occurs starting at age 40 and loss can continue to increase each decade.
3 out of 4 adults who are hospitalized after a fall either die or require long term care.
The top 5 causes of falls in the Fox Valley include: tripping/stumbling, falling from a chair, falling down steps, falling from a height (off of a roof/object), and falling off of ladders.
If you or a family member takes multiple prescribed medications, it can be a major task to safely manage proper dosages, dosing schedules, and refills…read more
I am a grandmother of seven, and very thankful for “every walk I take.” At the age of 35 I was diagnosed with degenerative disc disease that was progressing rapidly…read more