MSU Extension Falls Prevention Awareness Classes – September 21 & 23

MSU Extension marks falls prevention awareness week September 20-24 with fall prevention information sessions

Did you know that each year three million people are treated in emergency departments for fall injuries? Not every fall results in an injury, but statistics show about one in five does result in a serious injury.

Michigan State University Extenison is committed to empowering all older adults in Michigan to reduce their risk of falls, which are one of the greatest causes of serious injuries and death among people over age 65. During the week of September 20-24, MSU Extension is offering two opportunities for people to learn more about the falls prevention classes it offers:

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention Information Session
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
3:00-4:00 pm ET
Contact: Christi Demitz, 616/632-7881

A Matter of Balance Information Session
Thursday, September 23, 2021
11:30 am-12:30 pm ET
Contact: Christi Demitz, 616/632-7881

Michigan State University Extension offers programs for older adults in Michigan. To learn about the numerous programs offered, go to

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. Michigan State University Extension programs and materials are open to all without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or veteran status.