Atlantic General Hospital’s Healthy Happenings program is offering its next Stepping On class to the community beginning April 9. Stepping On is a well-researched falls prevention program, and it’s free to all who want to participate.
The prevention of falls is vital to maintaining personal independence. Older people understand that the threat of a fall can be a barrier to safely doing all the things they want to do at home and in their community.
The Stepping On workshop meets for two hours a week for seven weeks, teaching participants about improving muscle strength and balance and avoiding hazards that could lead to falls.
Stepping On Falls Prevention Program
Weekly, April 9 – May 21, 2013
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Temple Bat Yam, Berlin, Md.
Pre-registration is necessary. Contact Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268 or email@example.com
About Atlantic General Hospital
Atlantic General Hospital has been providing quality health care to the residents of Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset (Md.) and Sussex (Del.) Counties since May 1993. Built by the commitment and generosity of a dedicated community, the hospital’s state-of-the-art facility in Berlin, Md. combines old-fashioned personal attention with the latest in technology and services. Atlantic General Health System, its network of more than 25 primary care provider and specialist offices, care for residents and visitors throughout the region. For more information about Atlantic General Hospital, visit www.atlanticgeneral.org.
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