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  Sweetwood to Host Falls Screening Session
by Sweetwood
05:11PM / Thursday, September 22, 2011

September 22, 2011
For Immediate Release
Contact: Edith Durham, 413-458-8371
Sweetwood to Host a Free Falls Screening and Information Session
WILLIAMSTOWN – Sweetwood of Williamstown Retirement Living Community will be hosting fall health screenings and information session on falls prevention at 4:00 p.m., Monday, September 26th with licensed specialists from Gentiva Health Services.
Sweetwood is located at 1611 Cold Spring Road (Route 7) in Williamstown.
The screenings and presentation will be provided by Gentiva Director of Rehabilitation Ross Davis, MPT, MBA and Tammy Ferry, RN. A significant percentage of emergency room visits among older Americans occur after falls, and certain strategies and exercises can greatly reduce the risk of suffering a fall.
Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served.
For any questions, call Sweetwood of Williamstown at 413-458-8371.

Located in Williamstown, Massachusetts, Sweetwood of Williamstown Retirement Living Community is set on 30 beautiful hillside acres in the Berkshires. Part of a vibrant college town, Sweetwood is nearby Williams College, the Tony Award-winning Williamstown Theatre Festival, the Clark Art Institute, The Colonial Theatre, Tony Award-winning Barrington Stage Company and world-renowned Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Opened in 1987, Sweetwood offers 70 luxury apartments, delicious meals in our comfortable dining room, a busy library, an auditorium for our events, internet access, a fitness center and hiking trails.  Sweetwood is a vibrant, active, and comfortable adult community in the beautiful Berkshires.

Sweetwood also offers easy access to assisted living services and to full healthcare through our next-door neighbor, Sweet Brook of Williamstown Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.   These, as well as North Adams Regional Hospital and Berkshire Medical Center are just minutes away.
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