HomePorts to Present
Free Presentation on
Fall Prevention and Balance
September 24 at 10:00 a.m.
Chestertown Town Hall Building
Are you afraid of falling and
not being able to get up without assistance? Do you
worry about not being able to assist someone else who
falls? Do you know safe procedures for moving or helping
someone else move from a bed to a chair?
Brooke Maier, a physical therapist with 15 years
experience and a member of the staff of Chester River
Home Care (part of the University of Maryland Medical
Center System), will be presenting a program to help
with these concerns. She has trained physical
therapists, done home evaluations for local
rehabilitation centers and worked with planning prior to
discharge of patients.
program will provide information about body mechanics,
safe transfers from one place to another, creating a
safe environment, as well as things to do to help
strengthen oneself and prevent falls.
presentation will be offered by HomePorts on Wednesday,
September 24 at 10:00 a.m. at the Chestertown Town Hall
Building at 118 N. Cross Street on the 2nd
floor. The program is free for seniors and their
Please contact HomePorts’ Executive Director, Karen
443-480-0940 or email her at
if you plan to attend.