Generations is accepting reservations for A Matter of Balance class that will be starting on September 10th at Good Samaritan Hospital in the Cancer Pavilion, 520 S. 7th St., Vincennes, IN. The class consists of 8 weekly two-hour sessions beginning on Monday, Sept. 10 and continuing every consecutive Monday through October 29th.
This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls. The classes will help you to view falls as controllable, set goals for increasing activity, make changes to reduce fall risks at home, and exercise to increase strength and balance. The class is free! Space is limited. For more information, or to reserve your spot, please contact Mary Pargin at 812-885-3793.
STROKE AWARENESS & SUPPORT CLINIC
Thursday, Aug. 16, from 1-2 p.m. at The Villages at Oak Ridge Villa Clubhouse, 1694 Troy Road, Washington. This is a free event co-sponsored by Good Samaritan Community Health and the Rehabilitation Center. Meet nurses, speak to therapists and take advantage of the health screenings, which include: blood pressure, grip strength, fall risk/balance assessment, and accu checks.
VOLUNTEER NEEDED AT THE INDIANA MILITARY MUSEUM
The Indiana Military Museum requests volunteers to help greet visitors, give tours, as docents etc. You don't have to be a history buff and you may pick your own day and time. This is a fun volunteer opportunity. For detailed information contact the Museum at 812-882-1941.
The summer issue will be coming soon! Our magazine is geared toward adults in pre-retirement and retirement years and promotes active aging and preventive health. It is published three times a year and is free to subscribers. All we need is your name and address. If you would like to receive future copies of the magazine, contact Brenda Hancock at 812-888-5146 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Generations, Area 13 Agency on Aging & Disability, is a program of Vincennes University’s Community Services Division. Our agency connects individuals and caregivers to community resources and options for long-term care and in-home services. For more information, call 1-800-742-9002 or 812-888-5880 or visit our website at www.generationsnetwork.org.