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Published on April 04, 2016

Stand Strong: Fall Prevention Program

Stand Strong classAre you concerned about falling? If you or someone you care for is at risk of falling, Rutland Regional will offer a four-part workshop to help. Stand Strong is a fall prevention program that focuses on how we move and ways to improve balance that will help lower risk for falls. The four session workshop will be held on Tuesday, June 7 and 14 and Thursday, June 9 and 16 from 6-7:30pm at the CVPS/Leahy Community Health Education Center. Instructor, Regina Kohlhepp, RN-BC, MS will help attendees understand how normal aging processes contribute to falls, the risk factors associated with falls, and how to create personal plans for fall prevention. Caregivers are welcome to attend.

Cost for all four sessions is $15 and pre-registration is required. Deadline to register is May 24. Online registration is available, or call 802.772.2400.

About our Community Education Classes

Our community health education classes are a great way to learn how to live your healthiest best. Whether it’s healthy and nutritious meals for your family, great ideas for activities, or tips to help you maximize your health, there's sure to be a topic that addresses your needs and interests.

About Rutland Regional Medical Center

Rutland Regional Medical Center is the second largest healthcare facility in Vermont with a national reputation for outstanding patient care, nursing excellence and innovation. US News & World Report has recognized Rutland Regional as one of America’s Best Hospitals to receive common care, and Healthgrades® named Rutland Regional among the top 10% in the Nation for Outstanding Patient Experience and Patient Safety, along with “high performing” designations for its clinical performance in Pacemaker Procedures, Prostate Surgery and Total Knee Replacement. Recently designated for a second time, Rutland Regional is a Magnet® hospital, providing the highest level of recognition for quality nursing care.

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Media Contact: Bernadette C. Robin, 802.772.2843 or bcrobin@rrmc.org

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