Spokane Regional Health District List of Programs: 

https://srhd.org/steady-as-we-go

​​For evidence-based Exercise Falls Prevention Programs in Spokane County including; "Matter of Balance", "SAIL", "Tai Ji Quan", "The Otago Exercise Program", and "Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention", and "Gentle Yoga" at various locations. Prices vary.

This website links to an interactive map containing information about different classes in Spokane County and Eastern Washington. Click on the locations nearest to you!


MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES:​

OSTEOPOROSIS, FALLS & FRACTURE PREVENTION, AND BONE HEALTH RESOURCES:​(click highlighted links) 

Falls are the leading cause of unintentional injury-related death in Spokane County among seniors (SRHD, 2018).​  According to the Spokane Regional Health District, Spokane County has fall mortality rates than are 56% higher than the Washington state average. This results in an average of 133 people that die each year from a fall in Spokane County (SRHD, 2018). 

SPOKANE COUNTY EVIDENCE-BASED EXERCISE FALLS PREVENTION PROGRAMS :


National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) 

https://www.nof.org

National Council on Aging

www.ncoa.org 

THE CDC (Center for Disease Control) STEADI (Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths & Injuries - Older Adults Fall Prevention Program 

https://www.cdc.gov/steadi/index.html

Lynn Kohlmeier, MD - Mark Olson, MD - Marla Emde, Public Health, FLS - Program Manager

International Osteoporosis Foundation

https://www.iofbonehealth.org

Spokane Regional Health District Falls Prevention page:

https://srhd.org/health-topics/injury-violence-safety/falls-prevention


Medical Equipment Supply Rental List 

Spokane area medical equipment rentals