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Know your risk of falling

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CDC STEADI

This assessment is based on the CDC STEADI screening.
*Please visit your primary care physician for more in-depth screening.*


San Antonio Oasis Falls Prevention


When Alice McHugh fell, breaking a bone in her foot, she was just going about her daily routine. She’s on the mend now, but more committed than ever to get back to teaching Oasis falls prevention classes. Alice is featured in a new video with Dr. Laurie Punch, a BJC trauma surgeon and Associate Professor of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. Find out what they have to say about how you can stay on your feet!

Defy Gravity


Fighting Falls with Fitness at San Antonio Oasis

Matter of Balance

San Antonio Matter of Balance

These classes are great for people who have a fear of falling and want to reduce their risk of a future fall.  Participants attend a total of eight 2-hour sessions, enjoy snacks with their peers while they learn to view falls and the fear of falling as controllable. The program incorporates group discussion, physical activity and a visit from a health care professional.

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Fitness Classes

San Antonio FitnessIt's important to remember that all physical activity is good for falls prevention. In addition to a number of classes that specifically address how to prevent falls, there are always good fitness classes that will help strengthen your core and improve your balance. Find an class you love and keep moving!

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Falls Prevention and You

San Antonio Fall Prevention and YouOne in four people over the age of 65 fall every year. It's important to remember that falls are not inevitable. They are preventable! Learn about why falls occur and what steps you can take to control your fall risks.
 

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Safe At Home

Staying Safe at HomeDid you know that most falls occur in the home?  This two-session course will help you identify fall hazards in your home and assist you in locating resources to make the necessary changes in your home to age safely in place.

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Medication Matters

Medication MattersIf you take vitamins, supplements or medications of any kind, including over-the-counter drugs, this course is for you.  In this two-session class, you will learn important information from a nurse about medication interactions, herbs and supplements. Information will be given on how to obtain a free adverse effect medication report.

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