Use this audio file to help keep track of a 10-repetition set for StrongWomen/People Classes. This counting uses the recommended 8 second time frame for each repetition.
Fall Prevention Training
Balance, strength, and overall health can change as you age, putting you at risk for falling. Providence Physical Therapy and Pharmacy experts offer this webinar in partnership with OSU Extension's StrongWomen program on how to reduce your risk of falling. Learn how your medications, footwear, and home environment can keep you safe and on your feet. Watch for yourself or someone you love.
This set of handouts includes a 12-question Fall Risk Assessment, six tips for reducing fall risk, a list of medications that increase your risk for falls, and a Home Safety Checklist for Fall Hazards.
Food Hero for Older Adults
Want to learn more about nutrition's role in your life? Check out the Food Hero Monthly Magazine for Older Adults. Each issue focuses on a certain aspect of nutrition, features an ingredient grown in Oregon, and provides recipes and shopping tips for you and your family.
It is important to be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of a heart attack or stroke. Although women and men experience similar symptoms, women may experience more subtle warning signs that one of these events is occurring. Read the posters below from the American Heart Association that identify the common and subtle symptoms of heart attacks and strokes.