Fall Prevention Awareness Week
National Fall Prevention Week is September 19 – September 23, 2022
According to the National Council on Aging, Fall Prevention Awareness Week is a national health campaign centered around raising awareness about falls, injury prevention and developing an understanding that falls are preventable (NCOA,2022). Please join Weld County Area Agency on Aging on September 19-23, 2022, as we provide a week of fall prevention tools, information, and activities! Questions? Call Tyler Holliman at (970) 400-6117 or email: email@example.com.
Friday, September 23, 2022 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Chair yoga is low impact, low intensity and can improve focus, balance, and strength. All fitness levels are welcome. This event will be held in person and virtual. No registration required. Located at Eaton Community Center (1675 3 St., Eaton). Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89117227463.
Weld Aging Well Autumn 2022 Classes
Wednesday, September 28, 2022: Matter of Balance
Learn ways to reduce the fear of falling and break the fear of falling cycle by addressing physical, social, and cognitive factors affecting fear of falling. Eight weekly sessions 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Windsor Community Center from 9/28/22-11/16/22. Call Tyler at (970) 400-6117 to register.
Monday, October 3, 2022: Walk With Ease
Increase your balance, strength and walking pace while building confidence in your ability to be physically active. This program is proven to reduce the pain and discomfort of walking. Three times per week for six weekly sessions 11:00 a.m. - noon at Eaton Community Center from 10/3/22-11/11/22. Call Tyler at (970) 400-6117 to register.
Tuesday, October 4, 2022: Healthier Living Colorado
Take charge of your chronic condition at Healthier Living workshop! Skills to deal with life changes when living with condition(s) like heart disease, depression, stroke, and other concerns. Six weekly sessions 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. at Erie Rec Center from 10/4/22-11/8/22. Call Tyler at (970) 400-6117 to register.
Friday, October 7, 2022: Matter of Balance
Learn ways to reduce the fear of falling and break the fear of falling cycle by addressing physical, social, and cognitive factors affecting fear of falling. Eight weekly sessions 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Good Samaritan- Fox Run from 10/7/22-12/2/22 (off 11/25/22). Call Tyler at (970) 400-6117 to register.
Monday, November 7, 2022: Powerful Tools for Caregivers
Learn tools to reduce stress, guilt, and anger; relaxation techniques; set goals and problem solve while caring for a loved one at home. Six weekly sessions 9:00 -11:00 a.m. via zoom from 11/7/22-12/12/22. Call Tyler at (970) 400-6117 to register.