Fall Prevention Workshop


The Payson Care Center is hosting a fall prevention workshop this weekend. The workshop is from 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, in the activity room of the Payson Care Center.

The program includes a lecture, balance testing and lunch.

The lecture topics are: The components of balance, a risk assessment, the influence of medications, how to assess dangers in your home and environment and physical and visual problems that increase your risk for falling.

The balance-testing portion of the program will include four to six stations where participants will be tested on various physical attributes, such as flexibility, strength and balance.

There is room for 25 to 30 people in the workshop and eight have already signed up. To reserve a space, call Krystal Klabbatz at the Payson Care Center, (928) 970-1835.

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