Free community mobility screening in Penn Yan July 21

Finger Lakes Health

PENN YAN— Finger Lakes Health Rehabilitation Services will conduct a free monthly Community Mobility Screening Program on Thursday, July 21 in the rehabilitation department at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, 418 North Main St., Penn Yan. This program is open to all individuals over the age of 65. 

Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital

The screening will measure participants' scores on tests that predict their risk for falls, recognize strength deficits and balance issues as compared to peers. 

The goal of Finger Lakes Health Rehabilitation Services is to maintain the independence of community dwelling older adults.  This free screening will provide a report card to for seniors on their mobility as compared to their peers.  The tests are evidenced based and can provide information on their risk for falls, strength deficits and balance concerns. 

The free screening will take about 30 minutes to complete and will be offered the third Thursday of the month in the rehabilitation department at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital and at Garnsey Outpatient Rehabilitation Center at Geneva General Hospital.

Spots are limited; please call 315-531-2577 to schedule your screening or register online at www.flhealth.org/events.