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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

GR seniors learn how to prevent falls

 

Star photo by Stephanie Thompson

Jan Scott, learns the movements in the Golden Hour Senior Center's Better, Balance, Training fall-prevention class are a lot like the tai chi class she takes.

The students were moving slowly. Following the instructions of the instructor.

Listening on how to do the moves properly; and then trying to do them.

All of this was taking place at the Golden Hour Senior Center's Better, Balance, Training class Monday afternoon.

GHSC activities coordinator Megan Brown said this class moves slow and focuses on ways to move without falling. She said falling is common in any age group, but seniors seem to have more broken bones or fractures from those falls.

Brown started the 10-week classes last week, which is through the Centers for Disease Control and Wyom...



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