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The Area Agency on Aging services north central Ohio.

ONTARIO – The Area Agency on Aging is pleased to offer a free, falls prevention workshop to the public this month.

Steady U: A Matter of Balance workshop is a free, 8-week workshop for older adults who have fallen or have a fear of falling. Our group leaders will teach participants how to prevent falls by making simple changes to their health, home, and habits to help build confidence in managing falls.

This workshop will be held at Ohio State University at Mansfield in the Eisenhower Memorial Center Boardroom. It will be held every Thursday from Oct. 18 to Dec. 13 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Interested participants who are age 60 or older should ask about how they can receive meal vouchers for the Campus Dining Program while attending this workshop.

This workshop is free and open to all; however, registration is required. Call 419-524-4144, ext. 2002 to register or to receive more information about this workshop.

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc., located at 2131 Park Avenue West in Ontario, provides leadership, collaboration, coordination and services to older adults, people with disabilities, their caregivers & resource networks that support individual choice, independence and dignity.

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