National Falls Prevention Week is September 22-28

Released: 9/21/2016


This year’s National Falls Prevention Awareness Week is being observed  from September 22-28, with a theme of  Ready, Steady, Balance: Prevent Falls in 2016.  WESTMED’s Physical Therapy Department will be performing fall risk assessments free of charge in the lobby at each of the sites listed below from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The assessment will take less than 5 minutes, and the first 50 people at each site will receive a free night light


Each office will also have informational materials available to participants on fall prevention strategies to help reduce fall risk.


Fall Risk Assessment Schedule at WESTMED

(free of charge)


September 22:  3030 Westchester Avenue

September 26: 210 Westchester Avenue

September 27: 1 Theall Road

September 28: Ridge Hill

September 29: New Rochelle