FINDING BALANCE TOGETHER
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Save the Date –
Tuesday, August 27th
Building a Better You… A free Fall
Prevention Event at UW Fox Valley
Join Us to Hear Compelling Speakers. Visit the Screening & Awareness Booths – Receive Practical Tips. Plan to Try Tai Chi!
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…
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…