• Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-21-2020 to 09-21-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:30 PM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Susan M. Friedman, MD, MPH, Rochester Oasis
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom

    Join Dr. Susan Friedman, a Geriatrician with the University of Rochester Medical Center, as she discusses what the medical community considers when assessing patients for risks of falls.  Class is taught via Zoom; you must have a computer/tablet/phone with audio and video... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-21-2020 to 09-21-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 11:00 AM-12:30 PM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Janet Simon, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, MEd, Albuquerque Oasis
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom

    Preventing falls involves many components, including key factors of foot health and shoe selection. Your feet allow you to stay balanced and active; keeping them healthy will help reduce your risk of falls. Janet Simon provides an overview of common foot problems that are known contributors to increased falls risk. She includes recommendations for footwear... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-22-2020 to 09-22-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 01:30 PM-03:00 PM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Tracy Zerkle, Albuquerque Oasis
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom

    Confidence in your body's ability to move through your day is key to preventing falls. We discuss and practice tools and techniques to help you rebuild muscle, improve flexibility, and increase confidence in your physical abilities. Resources provided. Tracy Zerkle has been involved with Oasis since 2003 as a former San Antonio Oasis staff member and,... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-23-2020 to 09-23-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:00 PM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Lynn Koenig, PT Clinical Specialist, Washington Metro Oasis
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom

    Feeling unsteady on your feet?  Join Lynn and Danielle, physical therapists at Suburban Hospital, in a lecture regarding what contributes to our sense of balance, how to improve our balance, and how to prevent falls both at home and in the... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-23-2020 to 09-23-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 11:00 AM-12:30 PM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Janet Popp, Albuquerque Oasis
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom

    Dizziness can happen as we get older; however, it is not a normal part of aging. Review some causes of dizziness and strategies for treating this condition. Taking charge to address dizziness is another way to be proactive with your health, prevent falls, and keep your independence. Janet Popp is a home health physical therapist and holds an MS in... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-24-2020 to 09-24-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 12:00 PM-01:00 PM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Russell Rowe, M.S., Exercise Physiology, San Diego Oasis
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom

    This class is for people with poor to average balance. In this one-off session, we will begin with a five-minute warm-up. The bulk of the class will consist of balance training intended to improve your proprioceptive and vestibular systems. The last 15 minutes will be devoted to strengthening and stretching your legs. All exercises are simple, safe, and... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-25-2020 to 09-25-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Friday
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Katherine Meirink , St. Louis Oasis
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom

    The ROM Dance Sequence is a flowing progression of dance-like movements incorporating all major joint motions of the body. The ROM Dance can be performed in sitting and/or standing (with support) positions. This seven minute sequence is based on the principles of T’ai-Chi Ch’aun performed in a slow, relaxed manner. Learn more about The ROM Dance and how... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-29-2020 to 09-29-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Time: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Debbie Gentry , St. Louis Oasis
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom

    Missouri’s rate of falls among adults age 65 and older is almost twice as much as any other state! Whether you’ve had a fall or just want to learn more about what you can do to prevent future falls, this class is for... read more
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 09-30-2020 to 09-30-2020
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 11:00 AM-11:45 AM Central Daylight Time
    Instructor: Dr. Reema Dua, DPM, Washington Metro Oasis
    Term: 2020-2
    Location: Zoom

    This lecture is designed to help older adults maintain healthy feet and balance to prevent falls.  We will be looking in depth at causes of falls, risk factors, foot deformities, and... read more
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