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Aging & Senior Care

Matter of Balance

$20

with Judy Green, WMH Physical Therapy

Calendar Sep 5, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 8 weeks

This 8 session course is designed to help older adults overcome the fear of falling and increase activity levels.  You will:

  • gain strength and balance with easy in-class exercises
  • be taught to set goals for activity
  • learn how to make changes to your home environment to reduce the risk of falling

This class is taught by Judy Green from the physical therapy department at Stephens Memorial Hopsital and by community leader Bonnie Ripley.

Movie Night: "Being Mortal" PBS Frontline Documentary Please Note: Class is Thursday 10/18 @6:30pm

Free

with Robin Green, LSCW

Calendar Oct 18, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Join us to explore what matters most at the end of life. Based on the best-selling book by Dr. Atul Gawande, “Being Mortal” explores the hopes of patients and families facing terminal illness and their relationships with the doctors, nurses, and family members who care for them. After the show, join experts from the field of advance care planning for a brief panel discussion. Popcorn and drinks will be served.

Understanding Dizziness

Free

with Amy Bottomley, DPT, WMH Physical Therapy

Calendar Sep 18, 2018 at 10 am

Is your world spinning?  Are you dizzy when you move your head or your body?  Are you having trouble walking or moving your body because you are dizzy? Vertigo is a common problem that causes dizziness, especially among older adults. 

Join Amy Bottomley, a physical therapist (PT) from Stephens Memorial Hospital, for an hour long class on vertigo, including common causes and ways to help.  Amy has her doctorate in PT and is certified in vestibular rehabilitation from the American Institute of Balance and Emory University.

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