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Blog: Griffin Hospital News Releases

Griffin Hospital to Host Fall Prevention Program June 21

By Christian Meagher on 6/5/2019
The Valley Parish Nurse Program at Griffin Hospital and Griffin Hospital Lifeline will host a free Fall Prevention Program on Fri., June 21 from 9 a.m.-noon.

Griffin Hospital to Host Fall Prevention Program March 18

By Janet Maurice on 2/10/2016
The program will discuss the dangers of falling, especially for seniors, and will help attendees pre ...

Fall prevention program for individuals with diabetes

By Janet Maurice on 10/30/2015
To help prevent hazardous falls, the Diabetes Education & Support Group at Griffin Hospital will ...

Preserving Independence Through Fall Prevention

By Janet Maurice on 9/15/2015
Did you know that September is Fall Prevention Awareness Month? Falling or being at risk for falling could have a negative impact upon one’s quality of life. Therefore, avoiding falls is important to aging well and creating a safe home environment can prevent injuries that lead to disabilities.

Griffin Hospital to Host Fall Prevention Program June 26

By Janet Maurice on 6/10/2015
The Valley Parish Nurse Program at Griffin Hospital and Griffin Hospital Lifeline will host a free Fall Prevention Program on Friday, June 26 from 9 a.m.-noon at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division Street in Derby. The program will discuss the dangers of falling, especially for seniors, and will help attendees prevent falls by: Assessing their fall risk; teaching them to assess their, or a loved one’s, risk of falling; teaching and practicing exercises to improve balance and leg strength; providing a medication review; encouraging annual eye exams; teaching ways to reduce tripping hazards at home and learning how to get up or to call for fast help if a fall occurs.

Griffin Hospital to Host Fall Prevention Program

By Griffin Hospital on 3/6/2015
Griffin Hospital, The Valley Parish Nurse Program and The Agency on Aging of South Central CT will host a free Fall Prevention Program on Friday, March 27 from 9 a.m.-noon at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division Street in Derby.

Griffin Hospital Offers Free Testing for Fall Prevention Week

By Griffin Hospital on 9/19/2014
In celebration of Fall Prevention Month, Griffin Hospital is offering FREE self-assessment test for fall risk and home safety tips, a free balance test, free medication reviews and free lessons on strengthening exercises