HealthConnection Event: Healthy Walk & Talk - Balance Tips and Fall Prevention
Sarasota Senior Friendship Center 1888 Brother Geenen Way, Sarasota 34236
For more information and to RSVP, please call SMH HealthConnection at 941-917-7011 or
Balance Tips and Fall Prevention
Preventing Falls Talk & Walk: Join us for this free community event! Enjoy an expert-led talk, light stretching, and a group walk in a beautiful setting. Organized by Sarasota Memorial’s HealthConnection and Friendship Centers, the event will be held at the Friendship Centers’ Sarasota location (1888 Brother Geenen Way, Sarasota) on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018.
Home Safe Home: Beginning at 9 am, learn how to make your home safer by reducing fall risks and tripping hazards with tips from Sarasota Memorial Gerontology Specialist Karen Reynolds, RN, DNP.
Well-balanced You: Get tips on boosting your balance to become more confident and less inclined to fall from a member of the SMH physical rehabilitation team.
Pre-walk Warm Up & Walk: Around 10 am, Friendship Centers staff will get you warmed up for the guided group walk. Led by our team, walkers will safely stroll the beautiful park together. Walkers will pause for guided stretching and balance exercises before heading back to the center to enjoy good conversation and light refreshments.
There is no charge to attend, but are Reservations requested