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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.

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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.

LEARN MORE

UPCOMING EVENTS

JOIN US FOR THE NEXT FALLS FREE FRIDAY!

TAI CHI: MEDICATION IN MOTION!

Friday, November 20, 9-10 am

Presenter: Nancy Krueger, MSW, CPT, Health and Wellness Coordinator, Calumet, Outagamie and Waupaca ADRC

On the third Friday of each month join us for a new speaker addressing a wide range of issues that will help our community age well and prevent falls. Upcoming topics include: home modifications, caring for loved ones, and become active again with assistive recreation.

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.

FEATURED CONTENT

Go4Life

An exercise and physical activity campaign from NIH

Checklist for Fall Prevention

A Home Fall Prevention Checklist for Older Adults

Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging

To help the state’s citizens live healthier lives through evidence-based prevention programs.

FROM OUR BLOG

FROM
OUR BLOG

Every Walk I Take…

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…

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