Calendar of Events

List of events planned to mark Falls Prevention Awareness during September 2015

Alton
Sept. 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Alton Senior Center- 204 S. Main Street, Alton, MO
Fall Prevention Workshop and wellness screenings.
Contact Wendy Hill at 417-778-7342

Bonne Terre
Sept. 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Bonne Terre Senior Nutrition Center- 420 N. Long Street
Hosting a health fair to include literature and a representative from nearby medical facility to distribute and talk to seniors about fall prevention. Information will also be readily available on tables and posted outside our center.
Contact Robyn turner at 573-358-3726

Cabool
Sept. 23 at 1:00 p.m.
Cabool Senior Center- 910 Cherry Street
Afternoon mile walk at Piney River Recreational Area.
Contact Angie Nordquist at 417-962-3860

Carrollton
Sept. 23 at 11:30 a.m.
Carroll County Senior Center - 200 Lifecare Lane
Guest speaker Erin Magee will discuss ways to prevent falls and will have handouts.
Contact Vivian Olvera at 660-542-0399

Chaffee
Sept. 21 at 12:00 p.m.
Chaffee VFW Hall 3127- 217 S. Frisco
What you can do to prevent a fall. Common mistakes we make.
Contact Susie Pobst at 573-887-3600

Clinton
Sept. 23 at 11:30 a.m.
Clinton Senior Center- 970 E. Sedalia
Falls Prevention with Tai Chi-a demonstration of tai chi programs offered through the center will be given.
Contact JoAnn Wade at 660-885-3482

Sept. 29 at 11:30 a.m.
Clinton Senior Center- 970 E. Sedalia
A program will be presented on Falls Prevention with handouts.
Contact JoAnn Wade at 660-885-3482

Cole Camp
Sept. 23 at 11:00 a.m.
Cole Camp Senior Center- 206 E. Jungle
Handouts on Falls Prevention will be given out.
Contact Janis Green at 660-668-2352

Dixon
Sept. 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Dixon Senior Center- 301 Old Y Road
Pulaski County Home Health will be having a therapist doing fall assessments and an open discussion on fall preventions.
Contact Brenda Doyle at 573-535-8273

Ellington
Sept. 23 at 11:00 a.m.
Ellington Oaks Nutrition Center- 100 Walnut Street
We will provide a brief talk about main factors that can cause a fall at any age. Handout will be given.
Contact Rhonda Bramlett at 573-335-3331

Gallatin
Sept. 21 at 11:15 a.m.
Davies County Multi-Purpose Senior Center- 109 S. Main Street
Presentation, “Hazards in and Around Your Home”
Contact Deanna Lewis at 660-663-2828

Sept. 22 at 11:00 a.m.
Davies County Multi-Purpose Senior Center- 109 S. Main Street
Presentation, “Debunking the Myths of Older Adult Falls Presentation and Handouts”
Contact Deanna Lewis at 660-663-2828

Sept. 23 at 11:30 a.m.
Davies County Multi-Purpose Senior Center- 109 S. Main Street
Presentation, “Steady As You Go”
Contact Deanna Lewis at 660-663-2828

Sept. 24 at 11:00 a.m.
Davies County Multi-Purpose Senior Center- 109 S. Main Street
Falls Prevention Bingo
Contact Deanna Lewis at 660-663-2828

Sept. 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Davies County Multi-Purpose Senior Center- 109 S. Main Street
Presentation, “After a Fall, What Can Happen?”
Contact Deanna Lewis at 660-663-2828

Jackson
Oct. 16 at 11:30 a.m.
Jackson Senior Center- 2690 Travelers Way
Event will be a presentation by a representative from Legacy Hospice on the common causes of falls in the home and practical measures to take to make the home environment safer. The talk will be followed by a bingo session.
Contact Debbie Stockton at 573-243-4241 or jsc@jsc63755.org

Jefferson City
Sept. 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Capital Mall Senior Center- 3600 County Club Drive
Will have speakers and handouts regarding falls prevention.
Contact Frankie Reames at 573-635-4120

Sept. 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Clark Senior Center- 1310 Linden Drive
Will have speakers and handouts regarding falls prevention.
Contact Frankie Reames at 573-634-8020

Kirkwood
Oct. 23 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Kirkwood Community Center- 111 S. Geyer Road
OASIS Falls Prevention Event will feature talks and exhibits on falls prevention.
Contact Jane Overall at 314-401-9695

Maitland
Sept. 24 at 11:45 a.m.
Tri-City Friendship Center- 208 S. 2nd Street
Presentation, “How to Prevent Falls”
Contact Nancy Diggs at 660-935-2241 or tricity@nwmo.net

Mexico
Sept. 24 at 12:15 p.m.
Mexico Senior Center- 606 Park Street
Program on Falls Prevention and Home Safety.
Contact Sally Crow at 573-581-7743 or sallycrow@cmaaa.net

Mound City
Sept. 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Mound City Nutrition Site- 613 State Street
Information will be given on fall prevention and fall risk assessment will be offered/conducted.
Contact Patricia Johnson at 660-442-3324

Mountain Grove
Sept. 10 at 11:00 a.m.
Mountain Grove Senior Center- 700 E. State Street
Main event fundraiser and fall prevention seminar.
Contact Becky Davis at 417-926-5867

Odessa
Sept. 23 at 11:30 a.m.
Odessa Senior Center- 217 S. 2nd.
Fall Prevention Workshop and wellness screenings.
Contact Odessa Senior Center at 816-633-4161 

Osceola
Sept. 23 at 11:00 a.m.
St. Clair County Senior Center- 120 Pine Street
A speaker will have a presentation on preventing falls for seniors in our communities; she will have demonstrations and information for all.
Contact Margie Weaver at 417-646-8292

Savannah
Sept. 9 at 12:15 p.m.
Andrew County Senior Center- 12737 State Rt. E
Mosaic Lifecare will present program on falls prevention
Contact Linda Lambright or Sandy Beattie at 816-324-4916

Sept. 23 at 12:15 p.m.
Andrew County Senior Center- 12737 State Rt. E
Angels In-Home will present a program on falls prevention
Contact Linda Lambright or Sandy Beattie at 816-324-4916

Sedalia
Sept. 22 at 12:00 p.m.
Sedalia Senior Center- 312 S. Washington
A fall prevention program will be presented by Oxford Health Care at noon.
Contact Brenda Moore at 660-826-0713

Sept. 23 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sedalia Senior Center- 312 S. Washington
Informational brochures will be available, fall risk quiz will be given at lunchtime, demonstrations of how to safely land from a fall and get up will be done; home safety tips will be available.
Contact Brenda Moore at 660-826-0713

St. Charles
Sept. 23 at 11:00 a.m.
St. Charles Senior Center- 1455 Fairgrounds Road
Falls Prevention Presentation
Contact Jan Keith at 636-439-6380

St. Joseph
Sept. 25 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Word of Life Church- 3902 N. Riverside Drive
Free health screenings on balance, vision, medication, exercise tops, and featuring a Tai Chi demo.
Contact Maureen Raffensperger at 816-351-8225 

St. Louis
Sept. 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Barnes -Jewish Hospital/Center for Advanced Medicine (3rd floor behind information desk)-4921 Parkview Place
Annual fall prevention event to learn your risk for falls and tips to prevent falling. Various medical stations will be available to test your risk.
Contact Tracy Norris at 314-362-2389 or GCS/TLN5768@bjc.org

St. Peters
Sept. 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
St. Peters Senior Center- 108 McMenamy Road
Welcome to FALL Fair is held every year near the first day of Fall. This year the St. Charles County Ambulance District will give a presentation on Fall Prevention. Brown Bag Prescription Check will be offered by St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Other events will be Premiere Home Health providing blood pressure checks, and fall assessments and America's Best offering eye glass repairs and cleaning.
Contact Terri Hirsch at 636-293-1696

Thayer
Sept. 23 at 10:30 a.m.
Fun & Friends of Thayer Area- 100 Chestnut
Gentiva's Occupational Therapist will give a presentation of fall prevention scenarios for seniors.
Contact Heather Roberts at 417-264-7354

Waynesville
Sept. 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Waynesville/St. Robert Senior Center- 1401-A Ousley Road
Affinity Orthopedic and Sports will be doing fall assessments and doing exercises from flash cards on fall prevents.
Contact Brenda Doyle at 573-535-8273

Wheatland
Sept. 21- Sept. 25 (entire week) from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm.
McCarty Senior Center-  located one-quarter mile east of Wheatland on Highway 54 (across from the Hathaway Peterman Funeral Home).
Daily a new handout about fall prevention will be available to all congregate and home delivered participants at the center.
Contact Mark Swigert at 417-282-6100

Windsor
Sept. 23 at 11:30 a.m.
Windsor Senior Center- 201 S. Main Street
Tai Chi instructor will give information on falls prevention.
Contact Carol Henderson at 660-647-3224