Northern Wake Senior Center to host “Fear of Falling” workshop April 15

Tuesday, April 2, 2024 - 12:48pm

The Town of Wake Forest and the Northern Wake Senior Center (NWSC) are partnering to host a “Fear of Falling” workshop on Monday, April 15, from 2:30-4:30 p.m. The session may be viewed online or in person at the NWSC, 235 E. Holding Ave. To register or receive the streaming link, call 919-554-4111.

Over one in four Americans over the age of 65 fall each year. The April 15 workshop will offer facts, statistics, and information about the risks associated with falling. It will also equip attendees with the tools they need to prevent falls and provide tips on managing the fear of falling.

Free and open to all, the seminar will feature presentations by Credentialed Balance & Falls Professional Kristina Wolfe, Clinical Hypnosis Specialist Sharon Jackman, Assistive Technology Consultant Sarah Gachuz, and Director of Northern & Eastern Wake Senior Centers Jennie Griggs.

This event is part of the Town of Wake Forest’s Focus on Mental Wellness series. For more information about the Town’s commitment to mental wellness, visit or email Community Outreach Manager Andrew Brown, Jr. at [email protected].

Northern Wake Senior Center