Santa Rosa, CA – December 10, 2019 – Falls are the #1 reason
older adults end up in the emergency room. Two, free, Bingocize class series
will teach adults age 60+ how to reduce their risk of falling by increasing
strength balance and range of motion. Classes combine a fun game of Bingo with
simple seated and standing exercises and falls prevention education to keep
adults safely on their feet. All ability levels are welcome.
Sign up for one of these
Mondays, January 6 – 27, 11 a.m.-Noon, at Bethlehem Towers, 801 Tupper Street,
- On Saturdays, February 1 – 22, 11 a.m.-Noon, at
the Russian River Senior Center, 15010 Armstrong Woods Road, Guerneville. This
special series will be led by Sister Frances of the Russian River Sisters of
register, call or email the Program Coordinator Autumn at (707) 565-7321 or
more about Bingocize and upcoming class dates, visit www.socoaaa.org and click on Falls Prevention.
classes hosted by the Sonoma County Area
Agency on Aging (AAA) are led by certified instructors at locations
courses are funded through Older Americans Act and/or USDA’s Supplemental
Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). This location is an equal opportunity
provider and prohibited from discriminating. To file a complaint, call (707)
565-5936. Apply for CalFresh benefits through the County’s Human Services
Department Economic Assistance Division by calling (877) 699-6868.