Strategy 1 – Falls Prevention – Matter of Balance
Do you have concerns about falling? Possibly the concern is for a loved one or neighbor. Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Balance: Reducing your Risk of Falls provides education on fall prevention so you can have confidence and independence to do the things you enjoy! For more information or register for Matter of Balance training, see http://crowwingenergized.org/matter-of-balance/
To get involved in this effort in Crow Wing County contact Cassie Carey at 218-828-7443.
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Click below to download a PDF of Aging Coalition Resource Numbers CWE_Aging_Resource_Nos
6 Steps for Prevent Falls video clip https://www.ncoa.org/resources/video-6-steps-to-prevent-a-fall/
Advanced Care Planning
A healthcare directive allows you to:
- Appoint someone to make medical decisions for you if you are unable to make the decisions for yourself.
- Give instructions to your decision maker about the kind of care you want and don’t want.
Appointments are available for assistance. Free assistance provided by Essentia Health – St. Joseph’s Medical Center Mission and Pastoral Services 218-828-7530 or 218-828-7531
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May 2016 issue featuring healthy meals for one or two Senior Bytes May 2016
March 2016 issue featuring nutrition month and how to cook a perfect egg Senior Bytes March 2016
February 2016 issue featuring safety cooking in a slow cooker Senior Bytes February 2016
January 2016 issue featuring hand-washing and citrus Senior Bytes January 2016
December 2015 issue featuring sweet potatoes and craisins Senior Bytes December 2015
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