Fall prevention

Slipped, Tripped, or Fallen Recently?
Come join an exercise class to improve balance and strength!

  • 12-week progressive program designed to lower risk of falls.
  • Each class meets 1 hour, two times per week.
  • Exercises focus on lower extremity strength, standing static and dynamic balance and gait enhancement.
  • Recommended for people who have fallen
  • Exercise led by well-qualified certified fitness professionals
  • 3 cohorts per year starting January, May, and September

Requirements:

Must pass an in-person screening prior to enrollment in the Fall Prevention program (to ensure safety and appropriateness)

ENROLLMENT LOCATION AND CONTACT INFO:

30th Street Senior Center
225 30th Street, San Francisco, CA 94131

San Francisco Senior Center – Aquatic Park
890 Beach St, San Francisco, CA 94109 Contacts:
Dr. Christian J. Thompson, (415) 422-5270, cjthompson@usfca.edu

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