Mercy to Present Program on Preventing Falls

Mercy to Present Program on Preventing Falls

Posted on: November 9, 2010

New Philadelphia, Ohio: Each year, one in three adults age 65 and over will suffer a fall. Join Laura Williams, PT, and Christy Bowers, OT, from the physical therapy department at Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County for the community health lecture, “Don’t Trip Into Fall”. Beginning at 6 p.m., on Wednesday, November 17th, come and learn how to minimize your (or a loved one’s) risk for falling. Williams and Bowers will also be available to answer questions regarding fall prevention upon the completion of their presentation. This informative event will take place at Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County in New Philadelphia.

This event is free but reservations are requested. Light refreshments will be served. Seats may be reserved by calling the Mercy Healthcare Connection at 330-489-1333 or 1-800-223-8662.

Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County is conveniently located at 1031 West High Ave. in New Philadelphia, and offers a STATCARE Immediate Care Center, Work Health & Safety Services, Physical Therapy, Cardiac Diagnostics Services, Laboratory, Radiology and Massage Therapy. For more information about this facility and the services it provides, please call 330-365-5100.

Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 620 members on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carrollton, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community. For more information, see

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