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Ready Steady Go - A Falls Prevention Event

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Ready, Steady, Go! is all about preventing first and future falls.

The event is a fun way to:

  • Assess your risk of falling
  • Determine the reasons why you may be at risk of falling
  • Learn how to avoid falls and confidently enjoy the activities you love

Event activities include:

IS IT YOUR BODY?
A physical therapist will take you through simple activities to determine your fall risk.

IS IT YOUR MEDICATION?
Bring a list of the current medications you take, including the dose and when you take them. A pharmacist can look at your list to determine if your medications put you at risk for falls.

IS IT YOUR HOME?
Learn to create a falls-free environment at home.

IS IT YOUR EYES?
An occupational therapist will do a quick screening to see if your vision is putting you at risk for falls.

PLUS – Try Tai Chi! Blood pressure checks, nutrition information, refreshments and more!

This Event Has Ended

Wednesday, October 2

8:30 am to 11 am

WakeMed Cary Hospital
Conference Center
1900 Kildaire Farm Road
Cary, NC 27518

If you would like to register for a neuropsychological assessment, please call 919-350-5695.

Ready, Steady, Go! is for adults who have had a fall or want to know how to avoid falls. The program and parking are free. Parking is available in the flat lot in front of WakeMed Cary Hospital.

*Neuropsychological assessments are 10-minute screenings that can help determine if brain function is the cause of your unsteadiness. If you would like to register for a neuropsychological assessment, please call 919-350-5695.