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Powerful aging, staying in balance

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Woodbury,Minnesota 55125
Woodbury Bulletin
Powerful aging, staying in balance
Woodbury Minnesota 8420 City Centre Drive 55125

Learn about the importance of fall prevention and easy steps you can take to reduce your risk of falling on Tuesday, Sept. 16 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Events include demonstrations, screenings, speakers and experts that will help you "Stand Up and Be Strong."

Sponsored by a grant from the Minnesota Falls Prevention Initiative (MNFPI) the free event will take place at Central Park, 8595 Central Park Place in Woodbury.

The schedule includes: check-in, screenings, sign-up and refreshments from 8:30 to 9 a.m.; "Stand Up & Be Strong!" from 9 to 9:45 a.m. to assess components of balance and participate in two simple activities to keep you strong; File of Life packets to keep your medical and contact information in case of an emergency from 9:45 to 10 a.m. (bring a list of your current prescriptions); and visit with experts and attend screenings from10 a.m. to noon. To register for Activity #55200-08, call (651) 714-3583.