Falls Prevention Awareness Day Workshop

When:
September 25, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am America/New York Timezone
2018-09-25T11:00:00-04:00
2018-09-25T11:30:00-04:00
Where:
Norcross Senior Center
5030 Georgia Belle Ct, Norcross, GA 30093
USA

Every year in Gwinnett County, there are over 3,400 visits to the ER by residents age 55 and older due to falls. This results in about two Emergency Room visits per hour, and the cost to the US just in terms of Medicare is staggering. Serious falls are NOT an inevitable part of aging. Learn how to protect yourself.

Presented by the Gwinnett County Public Library, in partnership with Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services, Georgia Department of Public Health, and Gwinnett County, this workshop is free and open to the public. Reservations are requested by emailing events@gwinnettpl.org.

Three dates, times, and places are available:
•Wednesday, September 5 @ 1:00 pm – Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044
•Tuesday, September 18 @ 10:00 am – Centerville Senior Center, 3025 Bethany Church Road, Snellville, GA 30039
•Tuesday, September 25 @ 11:00 am – Norcross Senior Center, 5030 Georgia Belle Court, Norcross, GA 30093

For more information, please visit www.gwinnettpl.org or call 770-978-5154.


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