Upcoming Events

“Watch Your Step” Seminar on Sept. 6 to Discuss Fall Prevention for Seniors

St. Peter’s Health Partners will hold a free educational seminar to discuss fall prevention, titled “Watch Your Step.” Free and open to the public, the program will take place: Thursday, September 6 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mercy Auditorium – St. Peter’s Hospital campus 310 S. Manning Blvd. (Across the street from the hospital) The distinguished speakers will: Matthew Sonagere, DO | Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital Lynda Shrager, OTR | Eddy Visiting Nurse and Rehab Association Kevin Paulsen, PT | Slingerlands Rehabilitation Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of unintentional injuries, hospital admissions for trauma, and even death. At the “Watch Your Step” seminar, Paulsen, Shragner, and Dr. Sonagere will discuss how to prevent falls. They will provide home safety tips, suggest exercises to improve strength, speak about fall risk factors, and  share how physical and occupational therapy can help decrease fall risk. Space is limited and registration is required. Please call 518-525-2227 to reserve a seat.