IU Health North Hospital provides free adult balance screenings on Falls Prevention Awareness Day

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IU Health North to offer free adult balance screenings – Indiana University Health North Hospital is joining the national Falls Free Initiative and the National Council on Aging to declare Sept. 23 Falls Prevention Awareness Day.

Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for those 65 and older. Every 14 seconds, an older adult is seen in an emergency department for a fall-related injury. The chances of falling and of being seriously injured in a fall increase with age.

In recognition of Falls Prevention Awareness Day, IU Health North Hospital, 11700 N. Meridian St., Carmel, is offering free adult balance screenings 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 23 in Learning Center Rooms B and C.

Individuals will receive a free 15-minute mobility test that measures fall risk, as well as information on creating a safer home environment to prevent falls. To schedule an appointment, call 688-2025. Walk-ins also are welcome.


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IU Health North Hospital provides free adult balance screenings on Falls Prevention Awareness Day

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IU Health North to offer free adult balance screenings – Indiana University Health North Hospital is joining the national Falls Free Initiative and the National Council on Aging to declare Sept. 23 Falls Prevention Awareness Day.

Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for those 65 and older. Every 14 seconds, an older adult is seen in an emergency department for a fall-related injury. The chances of falling and of being seriously injured in a fall increase with age.

In recognition of Falls Prevention Awareness Day, IU Health North Hospital, 11700 N. Meridian St., Carmel, is offering free adult balance screenings 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 23 in Learning Center Rooms B and C.

Individuals will receive a free 15-minute mobility test that measures fall risk, as well as information on creating a safer home environment to prevent falls. To schedule an appointment, call 688-2025. Walk-ins also are welcome.


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IU Health North Hospital provides free adult balance screenings on Falls Prevention Awareness Day

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IU Health North to offer free adult balance screenings – Indiana University Health North Hospital is joining the national Falls Free Initiative and the National Council on Aging to declare Sept. 23 Falls Prevention Awareness Day.

Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for those 65 and older. Every 14 seconds, an older adult is seen in an emergency department for a fall-related injury. The chances of falling and of being seriously injured in a fall increase with age.

In recognition of Falls Prevention Awareness Day, IU Health North Hospital, 11700 N. Meridian St., Carmel, is offering free adult balance screenings 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 23 in Learning Center Rooms B and C.

Individuals will receive a free 15-minute mobility test that measures fall risk, as well as information on creating a safer home environment to prevent falls. To schedule an appointment, call 688-2025. Walk-ins also are welcome.


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