Sep 10 2013
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The Southwest Virginia Falls Prevention Coalition will sponsor the first annual falls prevention awareness workshop, "Standing Together to Prevent Falls" at New River Community College in Dublin on Friday, September 20.
The event is free and open to the public and will take place in Edwards Hall, room 117 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. No advance registration is required to attend.
Visitors will learn about fall prevention from local healthcare providers, first responders, educators and other agencies in addition to viewing demonstrations and learning about exercise and balance programs. Several featured speakers will also offer presentations.
More information may be obtained by visiting the New River Valley Agency on Aging's website at www.nrvaoa.org or by contacting the New River Community College Office of Workforce Development at 540-674-3613.