Falls Prevention Workshop
Saturday, March 7, 2009

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Crescent Hill UMC
201 S. Peterson Ave.
Louisville, KY 40206

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(502) 896-0396


Jinn Fuller Renfro

Crescent Hill United Methodist Church

FREE, and includes take-home materials and a free lunch.
Dates are:
Saturday, January 24
Thursday, February 19
Saturday, March 7
Tuesday, April 21
Saturday, May 23
Thursday, June 04
Each session runs from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

You need only register for ONE workshop--each workshop offers identical content (though the professionals leading the sessions will vary).
Registration is REQUIRED:
call (502)896.0396
or email

Transportation is available through our church bus ministry for up to 14 people to and from each workshop; please let us know if you'd like us to provide transportation (first come, first served).

10:15-10:45     Second discussion group: Monitoring your medicines and blood pressure to prevent falls
10:45-11          STRETCH: Exercises using the resistance band to improve flexibility, balance and strength
11-11:15          Bathroom break, invitation to fix plate of food (free lunch!)
11:15-11:45     Third discussion group: Tips for Home Safety
11:45-12          STRETCH: Exercises using resistance band to improve flexibility, balance and strength
12-12:15          Bathroom break, clearing of food
12:15-12:45     Fourth discussion group: Using canes, walkers and other assistive devices safely
12:45-1            STRETCH: Exercises using resistance band to improve flexibility, balance and strength
1-1:30              Fifth discussion group: How to fall safely (and how to get back up!)
1:30-2              STRETCH: Exercise using resistance band to improve flexibility, balance and strength
2-2:30              Sixth discussion group: “Feet Don’t Fail Me Now”—foot care and shoe choices in preventing falls
2:30-2:45         Bathroom break, survey of “fall proneness” and explanation of follow-up we’ll be doing to see how this workshop helped
2:45-3:30         Cooking demo, nutrition fact sheets, recipes and conversation about how good nutrition can help prevent falls

Crescent Hill UMC; 201 S Peterson Ave; Louisville KY 40206; 502-896-0396; chumchurch@juno.com

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