Generations Aiming to Help Prevent Falls

Every 19 minutes an elderly person dies from a fall in the United States.

Generations is offering a class this fall to assist seniors protect themselves from falling.

Spokeswoman Cathy Jones says being less active or side affects from medications tends to leave a person less steady on their feet.

Jones says the class will set goals for increasing activity and tips to prevent falls.

The 8 week class will be offered on Monday’s starting September 16th at Good Samaritan Hospital’s Cancer Pavilion and is free.

Seating is limited to 15 people. To Sign up you can call 812-885-3793.