Hudson, Florida (August 28, 2015) – Regional Medical Center Bayonet and CARES Health & Wellness will recognize Fall prevention Week with a Fall Prevention & Tai Chi Expo entitled “Moving for Better Balance” on Saturday, September 19 from 8 am to 11 am at the Rao Musunuru, M.D. Conference Center, 14100 Yosemite Drive, Hudson, Florida 34667. Fall Prevention Week is September 23 through September 29. This tai chi class, presented by CARES, is designed to help seniors who have balance and/or mobility concerns.
Admission is free and a complimentary breakfast will be served. Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point will also offer free blood pressure screenings and there will be information provided by Brooks Rehab, the Pasco Aging Network, and the Fall Prevention Coalition.
For more information and reservations call 727-869-5498 or toll free 1-888-741-5119.
This class will be taught by an instructor from CARES (Community Aging and Retirement Services, Inc.). CARES is a charitable, not for profit 501(c)(3) corporation that provides quality and caring services to meet the needs of older persons and their families in West Central Florida, helping to improve the quality of life and independence for seniors through health, social and support services. For more information, go to www.caresfl.org.
About Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point
Regional Medical Center Bayonet has been serving the community since 1981. We are a 290-bed acute care hospital located in Hudson, FL and home of the nationally acclaimed Heart Institute. We have more than 350 physicians, 1,264 employees and 500 volunteers on our integrated healthcare delivery team.
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has achieved distinction in the following areas:
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[if !supportLists]· [endif]Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]2010, 2011, and 2013 Top Performing Hospital for Key Quality Measures for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care – The Joint Commission
[if !supportLists]· [endif]Certified Advance Primary Stroke Center – Joint Commission
[if !supportLists]· [endif]Heart & Stroke Champions Award Winner 1998 – 2011
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[if !supportLists]· [endif]Approved Community Cancer Program – American College of Surgeons.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]5 Joint Commission Disease-Specific Certifications: primary stroke center, acute myocardial infarction, coronary artery bypass graft, joint replacement hip, joint replacement knee!
[if !supportLists]· [endif]Awarded Hospital Safety Score of “A” in FIVE consecutive rankings by The Leapfrog Group.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]Recipient of the 2014 American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Gold Performance Achievement Award in stroke.
[if !supportLists]· [endif]Awarded full Atrial Fibrillation Certification status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC).
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is located at 14000 Fivay Road, Hudson, FL. 34667. For additional information on Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point visit www.rmchealth.com or www.heartoftampa.com or visit us on Facebook.