Healthy Steps for Older Adults Virtual Workshop Offered
The York County Area Agency on Aging is offering Healthy Steps for Older Adults, an evidence-based program that reduces fall risks among adults age 60 and older, by raising awareness about the causes of falls and how to prevent them.
This FREE workshop is a two-day program, held for two hours each day, and is designed to be fun, social and validating. It is open to any adult age 60 and older.
Participants will learn how to exercise safely at home and will provided information on ways to improve their health and well-being. Discussions will include home and medication safety, as well as appropriate foot care and foot wear. Participants will take a Functional Physical Assessment to determine their fall risk score. Participants will be referred to appropriate healthcare professionals and community resources as deemed necessary, to meet one’s needs when it comes to preventing falls.
The workshop will be held online. Participants will need an email address and a computer, laptop, iPad or tablet with a camera. Reliable internet access is necessary. Pre-registration is required by calling Faye Kinard at 717-771-9610 Ext. 1044.