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Falls Risk Screening Event

The screening event includes strength and balance tests, home safety education, shoe fit clinic, and education on how seniors can improve their balance and decrease the chances of a fall.

When

This event has already happened.
Sep 23, 2022
08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where

Palo Duro Sports and Fitness Center
3351 Monroe NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
505-880-2800

Description

This FREE event includes Senior Affairs 50+ Sports and Fitness demonstrations on safely utilizing fitness equipment, assessments by students and faculty from UNM physical therapy and occupational therapy programs and CNM physical therapy assistant programs, podiatrists from the New Mexico Foot and Ankle Institute, and more. 

Each participant will receive a one-page falls risk report which they can take to their healthcare provider for follow up. Resources on how to reduce falls risk and improve balance will be provided. In addition, participants can meet with NM Department of Health staff to locate falls prevention programs in their community. To learn about evidence based falls prevention programs available in New Mexico, visit: www.pathstohealthnm.org

Price

Free

Contact

Joel Mahoney, 50+ Sports & Fitness Program Manager
505-880-2800