Identify fall risks and learn simple and effective home modifications to prevent falls. Know what to do right after a fall occurs to you or a friend. Learn six steps to prevent falls and how medical alert systems (worn around the neck or a fixed box) can help. Get connected with community resources to maintain safety and wellness. Meet local firefighters and see the fire engine and equipment after class.
Instructor: Fire Dept.
This FREE 1-hour class is designed for residents who want to learn how to gain better balance and understand how to maintain their mobility into their later years. Attendees will also learn about calling for lift assists and what to do right after a fall. The information provided can be for all age groups.
To find information on the many other classes Santa Clara County Fire provides, visit: www.sccfd.org and search under "Education & Preparedness". Or search on eventbrite.com for PEP, Hands Only CPR, Crime Prevention & Fall Prevention.