Out of an abundance of caution and in alignment with the CDC and the recommendation to avoid large gatherings, we are suspending all support groups, classes and activities until further notice. Thank you for your understanding as we observe a period of “social distancing” to ensure everyone’s health and well-being.

Join us for a complimentary 8 session class on fall prevention led by MemorialCare Physical Therapy. This 8-week class is only open to Laguna Woods residents.

Class Series Start Dates: Friday, March 6, 2020

You only need to register once, for the start date, and you will automatically be enrolled in all 8 classes

Week 1: Introduction to Fall Prevention, Stand Up and Be Strong!, postural education (seated), handout on Home Environment

Week 2: Sit to stand instruction, postural education (standing), seated warm-up exercises, introduction to static standing balance exercises, exercise handout

Week 3: Progression of exercises, dynamic standing balance exercises, turns, single-leg stance

Week 4: Quiz: test your knowledge about Fall Prevention, progression of exercises & variations, stepping exercises, simple dance

Week 5: Instruction and Demo of Fall recovery (how to get up from floor), progression of exercises, vestibular exercises

Week 6: Lifting techniques, progression of exercises, ball games

Week 7: Curbs & stairs, progression of exercises, compliant surfaces (foam)

Week 8: Repeat 30” STS, review of exercise handout, Q&A

Class series supported by Laguna Woods Village Social Services and funded by the Foundation of Laguna Woods.