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Safety Skills for Older Adults

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Safety Skills for Older Adults

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This free class utilizes national and local data to focus on the top risks to older adults (60+) and actionable steps you can take to prevent injuries. Drcog – the Area Agency on Aging – will also provide a brief presentation on different services offered at no cost to help people remain independent in the community.

What will this class cover?

  • How to spot a stroke
  • Cardiac arrest vs. heart attack
  • Choking
  • Fall Prevention
  • How to get off the ground if you experience a fall where is no injury
  • Video resources to increase stability when getting in and out of chairs
  • Tips to find and fix hazards in the home
  • Free aging resources within Douglas, Jefferson, and Arapahoe Counties, and who to call for help with resource navigation

Click on a date below to register:

03/28/2022 11am-2pm

04/16/2022 11am-2pm

Classes are held in the South Metro Fire Headquarter Building
9195 East Mineral Ave. Centennial, CO

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What will this class cover?

  • This free class utilizes national and local data to focus on the top risks to older adults (60+) and actionable steps you can take to prevent injuries. Drcog – the Area Agency on Aging – will also provide a brief presentation on different services offered at no cost to help people remain independent in the community.Includes:
    • How to spot a stroke
    • Cardiac arrest vs. heart attack
    • Choking
    • Fall Prevention
    • How to get off the ground if you experience a fall where is no injury
    • Video resources to increase stability when getting in and out of chairs
    • Tips to find and fix hazards in the home
    • Free aging resources within Douglas, Jefferson, and Arapahoe Counties, and who to call for help with resource navigation

    Class Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Additional information

Date

2/15/2022, 03/28/2022, 04/16/2022