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UPMC St. Margaret Alive & Well Presentation to Offer Ways to ‘Stay on Your Feet: Prevent Slips, Trips and Falls’

WHAT: Stay on Your Feet is a free Alive & Well class at UPMC St. Margaret that will discuss strategies for preventing falls and the latest treatments for fractures and other fall-related injuries. Participants will receive the following free health screenings:
  • Blood pressure
  • Cholesterol (a nine-hour fast is recommended)
  • Blood sugar
  • Balance screening
WHY: One in three people age 65 and older fall each year. In fact, falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries among older adults – including hip fractures, head lacerations and head trauma.
WHEN: 9 to 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 16
Registration is required: To register or for more information, call 866-939-7787. A free hot breakfast and parking will be provided.
WHERE: UPMC St. Margaret, 815 Freeport Rd., Conference Centers A, B and C, Pittsburgh, Pa., 15215

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