FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Stephen Gruchacz, Department Administrator
(973) 579-0559 ext. 1227
Fall Prevention Awareness Week Kick-off at
The Balance Center at the Sussex County Homestead
(Newton, NJ) September 20 - 26, 2010, has been designated "Fall Prevention Week" in New Jersey and The Balance Center at the Sussex County Homestead is kicking off the week by inviting you to "Make Time For Balance." Join the Sussex County Department of Human Services, Division of the Homestead and state and local officials for an informative day focused on Fall Prevention and Wellness, on September 20, 2010, from 12 p.m. - 3 p.m., at The Balance Center located on the picturesque Sussex County Homestead campus.
Attendees will have the opportunity to receive a FREE Balance Screening in our state of the art facility. There will be informative presentations by doctors, therapists and wellness instructors on topics including fall prevention, safety in the home, exercise programs and chair yoga.
The Fall Prevention Awareness Week Kick-off at The Balance Center includes a lunch buffet, door prizes and giveaways. Although this is a FREE event, please RSVP to Sarah Balzano, RN, Nurse Liaison, at 973-948-5400 ext. 3118 or SBalzano@sch.sussex.nj.us. You can contact Sarah for additional information about this or any program offered at The Balance Center and Outpatient Rehabilitation.
Our mission is to improve the quality of life of Sussex County residents through an integrated
approach to comprehensive services that meet the needs of individuals, families and communities.