4 Tips to Help Older Adults Stay Active in the Winter

By Julie Hayes

This winter will be an atypical one in many ways due to the COVID-19 surge limiting our ability to get outside, along with the usual concerns of cold and flu season and severe weather. However, even during more traditional winters than this one, the temptation to stay in bed and hibernate like bears until the […]

WellMed Senior Community Center

WellMed Senior Community Center offers volunteers a variety of opportunities. As a WellMed volunteer you can assist with greeting, giving general information and touring visitors to the center. Help with special events and administrative duties and packet assembly. Free parking and flexible schedules are available.
 
 
 

Fall Prevention Coach Training

A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program for older adults designed to manage concerns about falls and increase activity levels. VOLUNTEER coaches are needed to provide this program.
Coaches help participants:

Become more confident about managing falls
Identify ways to reduce falls
Learn exercises to help increase strength and balance

What do you need to be a coach?

Good communication […]

Five Steps for Falls Prevention

by Laura Kneeskern, AARP Colorado
Per the National Council on Aging, every 13 seconds an older adult is seen in an ER for a fall related injury, and 1 in 3 older Americans falls every year.  Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and non-fatal injuries for persons aged 65 and older.  Even minor falls […]