SAIL: Stay Active and Independent for Life [S-16-52]

Presenter: Chris Towler
Location: Clarkson University: Clarkson Hall 2016, Therapy Department
Classes: 6 Sessions 1.5 hours
Dates: Mon 1:30 PM 04/11, Wed 04/13, Mon 04/18, Wed 04/20, Mon 04/25, Wed 04/27
Status: CANCELLED

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Research has shown that exercise programs that include strength, aerobic, and balance components are effective in preventing falls. The “Stay Active and Independent for Life” (SAIL) program is an evidence-based intervention for prevention of falls. The SAIL program includes educational materials and self-assessments as well as a fitness class designed specifically for older adults.

Dr. Chris Towler is a licensed Physical Therapist and board certified Geriatric Specialist. In addition to teaching in the Clarkson PT program, he sees patients in the Canton-Potsdam area, primarily in the home-care setting. Clarkson University Doctor of Physical Therapy students will be working with Chris to present this class.

NOTE: Come dressed for light exercise and wear sneakers.

Cap: 20



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