Calendar of Events

List of events planned to mark Falls Prevention Awareness during September 2013

Affton
10:30 a.m. Sept. 23
Affton Senior Center, 8520 Mackenzie
Falls Prevention Demo and Discussion by Mid-East Area Agency on Aging
Call Carol Degunia at (314) 544-5100

Alton
11:00 a.m. Sept. 11
Alton Multipurpose Senior Center, 204 S. Main
Falls Prevention and Occupational Therapy presented by Holly Isom with Oxford Health Care
Call Barbara Nix at (417) 778-7342

Arnold
9:45 a.m. Sept. 27
Arnold Senior Center, 1695 Missouri State Rd.
Falls Prevention Demo and Discussion by Mid-East Area Agency on Aging
Call Karen Grubb at (636) 296-0475

Ava
11:00 a.m. Sept. 18
Ava Senior Citizen’s Center, 109 NE Second St.
Preventing Falls in the home presented by Bonnie Evans
Call Bonnie Evans at (417) 683-5712

Cabool
12:00 p.m. Sept. 23
Cabool Senior Center, 910 Cherry St.
Presentation on avoiding slips, trips and falls.
Call Angie Nordquist at (417) 962-3860

Cape Girardeau
Sept. 23
Healing Arts Pharmacy, 3250 Gordonville Road, Ste 101
Medication Reviews, contact the pharmacy for the time
Call (573) 339-0999

Cassville
11:00 a.m. Sept. 11
Cassville Senior Center, 1111 Fair St.
Presentation on falls prevention presented by Jeff Kahler.
Call Adena Cox-Holloway at (417) 847-4510

Creve Coeur
Sept. 23
Walgreens Pharmacy #10082, 10941 Olive Blvd.
Medication Reviews, contact the pharmacy for the time
Call (314) 997-0555

Crystal City
10:30 a.m. Sept. 25
Quad-Cities Senior Center, 221 Bailey
Falls Prevention Demo and Discussion by Mid-East Area Agency on Aging
Call Leslie Radosh at (636) 937-8333

DeSoto
11:00 a.m. Sept. 16
Desoto Senior Center, 13227 State Rd E.
Falls Prevention Demo and Discussion by Mid-East Area Agency on Aging
Call Cindy Hunt at (636) 337-7578

Dixon
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 pm Sept. 24
Dixon Senior Center, 301 Old Y Road
Health and balance screenings.
Call Brenda Doyle at (573) 759-6313

Eureka
12:00 a.m. Sept. 25
Eureka Senior Center, 500 N. Central
Falls Prevention Demo and Discussion by Mid-East Agency on Aging
Call Kathy Craig at (636) 938-5525

Fenton
Sept. 23
Shop N Save Pharmacy #4541, 45 Gravois Bluffs Plaza
Medication Reviews, contact the pharmacy for the time
Call (636) 343-5488

Festus
Sept. 23
Shop N Save Pharmacy #4521/403, 1275 N. Truman Blvd.
Medication Reviews, contact the pharmacy for the time
Call (636) 296-1830

Greenfield
11:00 a.m. Sept. 5
Greenfield Senior Center, 58 N. Allison St.
Presentation on falls prevention presented by Truman Health Care.
Call Babette Terhune at (417) 637-2626

Greenfield
11:00 a.m. Sept. 19
Greenfield Senior Center, 58 N. Allison St.
Presentation on falls prevention presented by Dade County Health Department.
Call Babette Terhune at (417) 637-2626

House Springs
11:30 a.m. Sept. 20
Northwest Jefferson County Senior Resource Center, 6180 Highway MM.
Falls Prevention Demo and Discussion by Mid-East Agency on Aging
Call Ron Duncan at (636) 677-4578

Jefferson City
11:00 a.m. Aug. 28
Senior Center at the Mall, 3600 Country Club Drive
Flash Mob on Falls Prevention for Seniors (all seniors are welcome to participate)
Call Brenda Doyle at (573) 635-4120

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Sept. 18
Senior Center at the Mall, 3600 Country Club Drive
Will feature balance screening, medication consultations, vision and
blood pressure screenings, exercise demonstration, band music and informational tables.
Call Brenda Doyle at (573) 635-4120

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 pm Sept. 26
Clarke Senior Center, 1310 Linden Drive
Health and balance screenings
Call Brenda Doyle at (573) 634-8020

Lake Ozark
Sept. 23
Lake Regional Pharmacy-Lake Ozark, 1870 Bagnell Dam Blvd.
Medication Reviews, contact the pharmacy for the time
Call (573) 964-6200

Manchester
Sept. 23
Walgreens Pharmacy #5003, 13992 Manchester Rd.,
Medication Reviews, contact the pharmacy for the time
Call (636) 227-922

Maplewood
Sept. 23
Shop N Save Pharmacy #4533, 7355 Manchester Road
Medication Reviews, contact the pharmacy for the time
Call (314) 645-8495

Nixa
11:45 am. Sept.17
Nixa Senior Center, 404 S. Main St.
Presentation on falls prevention by Phoenix Home Care
Call Carolyn Daugherty at (417) 725-2322

Rogersville
11:00 a.m. Aug. 20
Rogersville Senior Center, 197 S. Marshall
Presentation on falls prevention.
Call Alex Cobb at (417) 753-7800

Shell Knob
12:30 pm Sept. 18
Central Crossing Senior Center, 20801 YY-15 Rd
Presentation on falls prevention.
Call OJ Thompson at (417) 858-6952

Shrewsbury
Sept. 23
Shop N Save Pharmacy #412, 7057 Chippewa
Medication Reviews, contact the pharmacy for the time
Call (314) 645-1371

St Louis
2:00 p.m. Aug. 24
South County Baptist Church, 12995 Tesson Ferry Rd.
Falls Prevention presentation for seniors presented by Intero Health Care
Call Dr. Don Kreidler at (314) 842-1116


9:00a.m. Sept. 10
South County Center Mall, 18 S. County Center Way
Dr. Charles Ettelson will be the speaker sponsored by United Healthcare. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be available following the event and SilverSneakers will be hosting interactive demos.
Call Jessica Marshall (573) 513-3107


9:00a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Sept. 24
BJC Center for Advanced Medicine, 4921 Parkview Place
Community Fall Screening: Health care professionals will provide participants free health screenings related to the prevention of falls, such as gait and balance assessments, vision screening, medication review, blood pressure and glucose checks. Fall prevention patient education materials will also be available.
Call Traci Norris at (314) 362-3066

Sept. 23
Schnucks Pharmacy #149, 5055 Arsenal Street
Medication Reviews, contact the pharmacy for the time
Call (314) 771-5314

Sept. 23
Shop N Save Pharmacy #4545, 3865 Gravois Ave.
Medication Reviews, contact the pharmacy for the time
Call (314) 771-0218

Sept. 23
Walgreen Pharmacy #01107, 2310 McCausland Ave
Medication Reviews, contact the pharmacy for the time
Call (314) 647-7820

Sept. 23
Walgreen Pharmacy #06472, 4218 Lindell
Medication Reviews, contact the pharmacy for the time
Call (314) 371-4286

Sept. 23
Walgreen Pharmacy #2674, 630 N. McKnight Road
Medication Reviews, contact the pharmacy for the time
Call (314) 991-3402

St Joseph
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Sept. 22
Word of Life Church, 3902 N. Riverside Road
There will be several assessment/testing stations, health screenings, vendor tables, healthy snacks, and Tai Chi.
Call Maureen Raffensperger at (816) 351-8225 or raffen@missouriwestern.edu

Thayer
Sept. 25
Thayer Senior Center, 100 Chestnut
Presentation on falls prevention presented by Oxford Healthcare.
Call Heather Roberts at (417) 264-7354

Washington
Sept. 23
Walgreens Pharmacy #5717, 890 Washington Corners
Medication Reviews, contact the pharmacy for the time
Call (636) 239-7483

Wentzville
10:30 a.m. Sept. 27
Wentzville Senior Center, 506 S. Linn St.
Falls Prevention Demo and Discussion by Mid-East Area Agency on Aging
Call Lynne Dacey at (636) 327 8720

All Northeast Area Agency on Aging senior centers will display Steady as You Go posters and distribute brochures and home safety check lists to congregate and home-delivered meal clients during the week of September 23-27, 2013, in the following counties:   Adair, Clark, Knox, Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Montgomery, Pike, Ralls, Randolph, Schuyler, Scotland, Shelby, Warren

The Senior Falls Prevention Coalition of Clay and Platte Counties’ goal is to reduce falls through awareness, education and access to effective prevention programs and resources. The coalition is sponsoring a contest; everyone who “likes” their page or has liked their page will be entered into a drawing to win a gift card. The winner will be announced at the general meeting on October 1, 2013. Contest is active 08/06/13 - 09/23/13. Find them on Facebook.

 

To find out about other local community activities on falls prevention, please contact your local agencies on aging.