Your challenge is to complete as many of the fall prevention tasks as possible in the month of September. Instructions for each challenge are listed below. Find your scorecard on the back page of this pamphlet and keep track of your points. Each task is worth a set amount of points. Some activities (like daily exercise) may be completed as many times as you like.
Falls Prevention Challenge.pdf
Cockeysville Senior Center
10535 York Rd. – 21030
Hunt Valley Physical Therapy
Providing Fall Prevention Education, Balance Screenings and reviewing exercises for balance and strengthening
Friday, September 10, 2021 10 a.m.
Sister Marie, LPN from Lifebridge Health
Safety in the Home and ways to prevent falling
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 11 a.m.
Pikesville Senior Center
1301 Reisterstown Rd – 21208
Don’t Fall For It! Fall prevention presentation
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 1:15 p.m.
Parkville Senior Center
8601 Harford Rd. -21234
Tuesday, September. 21 – 9:30 am Fall prevention education
followed by balance screening 10 am – 12 pm.
provided by ATI
Arbutus Senior Center
855A Sulphur Spring Rd. – 21227
Topic: Preparing for FALL
Description: As the leaves begin to change and fall and the weather changes, what are some exercises, organizing techniques, etc. that older adults and their care givers or family members can do to lessen the risks or have no FALLS in FALL.
Presenter: Selena Long
Date/Time: Sept. 8th at 1pm
Jacksonville Senior Center
3605A Sweet Air Rd. – 21133
Wed, Sept 22 @ 10:00 – Fall Prevention with Suzanne Diehl will present a combo of Why fall prevention stats, How to prevent falls, and some balance movements safe to do every day at home. Also a handout of all the Fall Prevention programs available from NCOA and BCDA.
Ateaze Senior Center
7401 Holabird Ave. – 21222
Tracy Knox from JH Bayview Medical Center, will discuss best practices and prevention against falls. Suggestions will be made on how to safety-proof your living spaces also on Wednesday, 9/22/21, 10:30 – 11:30 Annex.
Stepping Up Your Nutrition
Fri, Sept 24th
Elkridge 50+ Center
410-313-6073 to register
Fall Prevention and Balance Assessment
Tuesday, September 21, 1-2pm
Join Renuka Jain of Revive Physical Therapy for a discussion about fall prevention and a personal Balance Assessment.
Registration required. Free.
Revive Physical Therapy
East Columbia 50+ Center
Wednesday, September 22, 1130am
Revive Physical Therapy will be here to present and demonstrate
“Stretching for upper and lower body using a chair” to help with pain management and mobility.
Falls Prevention Awareness Day
Falls Free Check Up Screening
Bain 50+ Center
Wednesday September 22
10 –11 am
Falls are the leading cause of injury-related emergency department visits. This day is used to address this public health issue. NCOA's 2021 Falls Prevention Awareness Week campaign features a new Falls Free CheckUp, a digital screener where older adults can answer 12 simple questions to get their falls risk score and steps to reduce their risk. Need help using this tool? Stop by center from 10-11 am and we will be happy to assist you with your free screening.
Fall Prevention in Older Adults I - Observing Fall Prevention Week
Sept. 23 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Presenter: Nicole J. Brandt, PharmD, MBA, BCGP, BCPP, FASCP; Professor and Director, The Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging - School of Pharmacy
How Older Adults Can Keep Moving during the Pandemic and Beyond - Observing Fall Prevention Week
Sept. 30 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Presenter: Linda B. Horn, PT, DScPT, MHS; Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science; Director for Academic Affairs, DPT Program - School of Medicine
For more events and information, visit:
301 West Preston Street Suite 1007, Baltimore, MD 21201
(410)-767-1100, or 1 (800) 243 3425
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