Fall Prevention: A Matter of Balance
Eight week series, Mondays, 9:30-NOON
January 23-March 6, 2017 (double session)
Training offered by Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District
Falls are a major problem for the elderly. The Fall Prevention series will assist our grandparents in ways to prevent falling and injury. Eight Sessions: Introduction to the Program, Exploring Thoughts and Concerns About Falling, Exercise and Fall Prevention, Assertiveness and Fall Prevention, Managing Concerns About Falling, Recognizing Fall-ty Habits, Recognizing Fall Hazards in the Home and Community, Practicing No Fall-ty Habits Fall Prevention, Putting It All Together. Grandparents who participate will receive a home safety item ranging from a shower chair to a special bath mat to a bath hand grip to a steep stool with a gripping bar,
Townley Center Laurel, MS
Projected Completion February 1, 2017
Temporary Office 701 1/2 Beacon St. Laurel, MS
Beginning January 4th 2016, PAFF offices will be temporarily housed behind the main office of the Laurel Housing Authority at 701 1/2 Beacon St. in the maintenance building. We will be keeping our phone number and internet services once Comcast has them connected. Feel free to call us at 601-582-0909 to determine when we will be at the Beacon St. office. Our hours will be restricted to 8am-4pm Monday through Friday. We are looking forward to a great new building with a great new kitchen (See above architect’s drawing).
DECEMBER 14, 2016 C.E. ROY CENTER, 300 E. 5th St., Hattiesburg
Some 75 grandparents will come together to share food and fellowship during the Annual Christmas Celebration. Holiday fair will be enjoyed while listening to the melodic tones of Stacie MyRick singing traditional holiday songs. Each grandparent will take home a fruit basket with oranges, apples, satsumas, and bananas and a small gift from our holiday gift exchange activity. Happy holidays!