Falls Prevention Week promotes senior safety

Falls Prevention Week promotes senior safety

One out of every four adults age 65 and older falls every year. Those falls account for more than 850,000 hospitalizations and more than 29,000 deaths annually. These figures from the National Council on Aging (NCA) are why the NCA and Great Lakes Community Action Partnership (GLCAP) recognizes Sept. 21-25, 2020 as Falls Prevention Week.…

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GLCAP staff pull together to help seniors

GLCAP staff pull together to help seniors

While state and local efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 brought many activities to a stop, Great Lakes Community Action Partnership’s Senior Services staff amplified their efforts to ensure that Sandusky County seniors were safe, felt connected, and had support throughout the stay-at-home period.…

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