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Falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among seniors. This year, we were happy to be back in person for Falls Prevention Awareness Day! On the first day of fall, September 22, 2022, over 100 seniors gathered at the Denver Harbor Multi-Service Center for our annual falls’ prevention awareness event. The program included exercises to improve our strength and balance as well as other tools and tips aimed at helping seniors prevent falls. Before and after the program, seniors had the chance to visit with local service organizations, agencies, and city departments. This year's Falls Prevention was extra special to me because my mother suffered a bad fall last summer, the effects from which she never recovered. I hope this program will help other seniors prevent a devastating fall like the one my mom experienced. I look forward to hosting a bigger and better program in 2023!
Falls Prevention Awareness Day 2021 Video
Falls Prevention Awareness Day 2020 Video
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