CTMC Home Health partners with city to present 'Finding Balance' class for seniors
SAN MARCOS, TEXAS
– The City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation has partnered with Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) Home Health to introduce a new program for seniors.
“Finding Balance” is an exercise class designed to help individuals 60 and older to strengthen their balance, which improves safety by decreasing the risk of falls. Added benefits include an improved confidence, enhanced strength and flexibility, a boosted immune system and a maintained or increased level of mobility. People of all activity levels are encouraged to attend.
The first class will take place on January 21 from 2 to 3 p.m. at the San Marcos Activity Center. “Finding Balance” will take place at the same time and location on a monthly basis on the following dates: February 25, March 18, April 22, May 20, June 17, July 15, August 19, September 16, October 28, November 18 and December 16.
Participants should wear loose, comfortable clothing and rubber-soled shoes. For more information, please call the CTMC Home Health office at (512) 753-3584.
The hospital, which originated in 1923 as Hays County Soldiers, Sailors and Marines Memorial Hospital, opened at its current Wonder World Drive location in 1983. The CTMC staff of more than 600 employees works with more than 220 active and consulting physicians to provide quality services to patients and their families. For four consecutive years, CTMC has been named The Best Hospital in Hays County in the annual “Best of Hays” publication released by the San Marcos Daily Record. In addition to interventional cardiac services, CTMC is a Certified Chest Pain Center and an accredited Primary Stroke Center. CTMC leads the region in da Vinci robotic-assisted surgery and offers a variety of specialty care services including medical imaging, rehabilitation, home health care, hospice, women’s services and more. For more information, follow CTMC on Facebook
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CTMC is a member of the Adventist Health System (AHS), a not-for-profit healthcare organization that emphasizes Christ at the center of care. Founded in 1973, Adventist Health System is a national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction. Today, Adventist Health System supports 45 campuses in 10 states and employs nearly 70,000 individuals. Adventist Health System hospitals are comprised of nearly 8,300 licensed beds, providing care for 4.5 million patients each year in inpatient, outpatient and emergency room visits.