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Backus hosts home safety program in Baltic

August 2, 2013

(Norwich, Conn.) – Backus Hospital will host a “Safety in the Home” program on Thursday, Aug. 29, at 12:30 p.m. at the Sprague Senior Center at One Main Street in Baltic.

Seniors or caregivers of seniors are invited to this free community event to learn about improving safety in the home.  Backus physical therapist, Sheryl Propp, will present a short information talk, followed by individual fall risk screenings.

Registration for this event is required by calling the Sprague Senior Center at (860) 822-3000, ext. 203.

This event is part of a long-term initiative aimed at improving overall health in the community by offering a comprehensive schedule of health screenings, educational programs, primary care access, support services and more.

For more information about the Healthy Community program, contact Community Health Nurses Alice Facente at (860) 425-8739 or Lisa Cook at (860) 425-8745.