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Senior Lifestyle And Injury Prevention Classes

July 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Senior Lifestyle And Injury Prevention Classes September 18 @ 10:00 am- 11:00 am UMPC Susquehanna is offering a new educational program for older Adults- Senior Lifestyle and Injury Prevention Center (SLIP) at LifeCenter, Williamsport Branch YMCA, 641 Walnut St., Williamsport. Classes are two- part series. During the first attendees are educated on fall prevention and home safety, and the second class is focused on driving and pedestrian safety. Staff from UMPC Susquehanna Outpatient Physical Therapy will participate in class one of the series offering assessments and referrals to primary care providers if needed. Why: SLIP injury prevention program is designed to address the needs of older adults. Elderly persons are disproportionately at risk for poor outcomes following injury, and are rapidly growing in the overall population. The aging process affects visual, congnitive, and psychomotor skills, and even simple tasks of daily living can put older adults at risk for injury. Thess facts support the need for injury prevention programs like this one. To register, call 570-660-6315. For more information, visit UMPCSusquehanna.org/Events. When: Classes are the third Wednesday of each month from 10 to 11 a.m.


July 18, 2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am