CDC’s Tai Chi Moving for Better Balance Windham CT Senior Center
12 Week Fall Prevention Activity EVENINGS!
The Windham Senior Citizens Center will host a 12 week evening Tai Chi program for more active seniors still working or otherwise unable to attend day schedule activities.
The program will follow the CDC’s evidence based fall prevention protocol, and will be led by a certified instructor. CDC’s “Tai Chi Moving for Better Balance” has been shown to reduce fall risk by as much as 57%, and has been the subject of research on many other chronic conditions. Research has shown this Tai Chi protocol to improve quality of life for persons with Parkinson’s disease, arthritis, fibromyalgia, type II Diabetes, hypertension. “Shingles”and depression sufferers benefit when this program is combined with traditional treatment. It has shown positive effects in rehabilitation from stroke.
CDC’s Tai Chi Moving for Better Balance Windham CT Begins April 5th
Monday and Thursday Evening
Tai Chi Moving for Better Balance is a logical post-rehabilitation activity for those who could benefit from additional therapeutic activity.
CDC’s Tai Chi Moving for Better Balance Windham CT Enrollment Limited
Instructor Laddie Sacharko has been trained and certified by the program developer, Fuzhong Li, a researcher with the Oregon Research Institute under funding provided by NIH, and the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC). Sacharko has several years of working in CT communities bringing this program to seniors through their senior and community centers, with more than 1000 hours of experience organizing and teaching CDC’s Tai Chi Moving for Better Balance in CT, and more than 8,000 hours teaching other tai chi protocols.
Windham Senior Citizen Center 247 Crescent Street Wilimanitic, CT
The program is scheduled to begin on April 5th, and will be offered Monday and Thursday evenings from 6-7:00 PM at the Windham Senior Center. The protocol calls for twice weekly program participation for the 12 weeks in order to be effective. Seniors who can only attend one class per week may sign up on a “wait list”, priority will be given to those who register for both evening sessions.
The CDC’s Tai Chi Moving for Better Balance Windham CT program is “self-pay” as no funds are available to subsidize this cost, class fee is $5. per person per 1 hour session.
Windham Senior Citizen Center
247 Crescent Street