Tips for Healthy Aging and Fall Prevention

Picture of person walking in sandalsEach year, one in three adults over the age of 65 experiences an unintentional fall, and 2.5 million older adults are treated in the emergency room for fall-related injuries, according to the Center for Disease Control. Join us at 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 27 as Nate Wiechmann, D.C., shares tips for healthy aging and fall prevention at the Charles E. Lakin YMCA in Council Bluffs.

Dr. Wiechmann is a board-certified chiropractor and the owner of Pottawattamie County Sports & Family Chiropractic. Originally from Stilwell, Kan., he grew up visiting Western Iowa to help on his family farm. He earned his bachelor of science and doctor of chiropractic degrees from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City, where he graduated cum laude. With strong family ties to the region, he moved to Western Iowa after college and opened Pott. County Sports & Family Chiropractic in 2016. Since then, he has helped patients of all ages relieve pain, restore movement and improve function.

During his presentation, Dr. Wiechmann will discuss:

  • Common orthopedic injuries caused by accidental falls.
  • Tips for healthy aging and fall prevention.
  • What to do if you experience a fall-related injury.

To register for the free educational presentation, call the Charles E. Lakin YMCA at 712-322-6606.