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Healthy Steps

Overview

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging offers this fall risk screening and prevention program to adults 50 years of age and older. The program is designed to raise awareness of falls, introduce steps on how to reduce falls, improve overall health, and provide referrals and resources. The program is taught by Certified Workshop Leaders.

Lunch will be provided.
Space is limited and registration is required. 

Healthy Steps for Older Adults (HSOA) addresses many common causes of falls:

    • Environmental safety
    • Balance, strength, flexibility, and endurance exercises
    • Nutrition
    • Foot health
    • Sensory deficits (vision/hearing)
    • Side effects of medication
    • Health status/disease states, including substance use
    • The need to maintain an active lifestyle
    • Social connectedness
    • Mental and spiritual well-being

Register

Interested individuals can register by calling the contact information for the session they are interested in.  

Date/Time

June 7th     9 am to 2 pm

June 18th   9 am to 2 pm

Senior Center

North East Sr. Center

Northwestern Sr. Center

Address

50 East Main St., North East

9 Academy St., Albion

Phone

814-725-5195 

814-756-5373

Request More Info

Kim Malone
Senior Centers Director
814-459-4581 Ext. 519
kmalone@gecac.org