Letter: More resources are available for reducing falls

Graphic by Lori Deaton

To add to “Balancing Act: Local Programs Aim to Improve Balance and Reduce Falls in Older Adults” [Aug. 15, Xpress]:

Jane Kennedy and I are leading Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention in West Asheville on Friday mornings, starting Sept. 7. The class is free to participants — there’s no admission charge.

The program is sponsored by Land of Sky Regional Council, funded by the Older Americans Act and managed by the Area Agency on Aging.

Online information and registration for this class is at [avl.mx/58e]. For more information and registration for … these classes, people can contact Stephanie Stewart at Land of Sky: 828-251-7438 or stephanie@landofsky.org

— Lisa Sarasohn


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