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September 23rd is Older Adults Falls Prevention Awareness Day

Updated August 22, 2014

 

On September 23, 2014, Santa Clara County Supervisor Cindy Chavez will sponsor a proclamation recognizing Falls Prevention Awareness Day in Santa Clara County.

Join the Santa Clara County Falls Prevention Task Force in celebrating the 7th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day. This year’s theme, Strong Today, Falls Free Tomorrow, highlights the important roles older adults, professionals, caregivers, and family members play in raising awareness and preventing falls in the older adult population.  The celebration will include resource tables as well as an obstacle course for people to identify possible falling hazards in their home.

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For more information, contact Vanessa Merlano at (408)793-2778 or Vanessa.Merlano@phd.sccgov.org.

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