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Fostering a Healthy Community with Preventative Education

Injury & Fall Prevention

Keeping Our Extraordinary Community in Motion

With one of the most active and healty populations in the United States, where adventure pursuits are part of the fabric of daily living, Aspen Valley Hospital is dedicated to providing access to preventative education so that our community can safely explore and enjoy everything the Roaring Fork Valley has to offer, at every and stage of life.

In collaboration with local, regional, state and national organizations, Aspen Valley Hospital holds classes at the main hospital campus, at special events in the upper Roaring Fork Valley and in virtual online meetings.

To learn more please contact, Karen Maciejko, BSN, RN, Trauma Program Manager.

Phone: (970) 544-1576

Email Karen

 

THINKFIRST to Prefent Falls Program

Falls are the leading cause of unintentional injury deaths for people over age 65, and a leading reason for emergency room visits in the United States each year. Falls can cause brain injuries, hip fractures and other devastating consequences. Many falls could be avoided through simple preventative measures.

ThinkFirst To Prevent Falls is now available as a presentation on the basics of fall prevention for older adults. Topics covered include:

  • Overview of the Brain
  • Concussion Discussion
  • Significance of Falls
  • Fear of Falling
  • Safety Inside the Home
  • Community Safety
  • Talking With Your Physician
  • Nutrition
  • Exercise
  • Vision
  • Medications
  • Resources

To learn more please contact, Karen Maciejko, Trauma Program Manager.

Phone: (970) 544-1576  Email Karen

Vistit the ThinkFirst National Injury Prevention Foundation Website

Helmet Program

Aspen Valley Hospital participates in local community events like Bike to Work Day, Rotary Aspen’s Ducky Derby, Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club’s Fourth of July picnic and the National Ski Patrol Safety Month to provide head injury prevention education and free helmets to community members in need.

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National Falls Prevention Week Program

Aspen Valley Hospital sponsors the National Falls Prevention Week program developed by the National Council on Aging in September of every year.

For pratical tips and instructional videos,

Visit the Falls Prevention Week Website

Teens Seatbelt Challenge Program

The Central Mountains RETAC Teen Seat Belt Challenge is a fun and friendly competition for high schools in the counties of Chaffee, Eagle, Lake, Park, Pitkin, and Summit to participate in.  The goal of the Teen Seat Belt Challenge is to increase seat belt usage and raise awareness of the danger of distracted driving amongst the student body population and the community.

Aspen Valley Hopital supports our local community by running the program for the upper Roaring Fork Valley.

Visit the Teen Seatbelt Challenge Website

Learn How You Can Take Prevention with You Wherever You Work or Play in the Roaring Fork Valley

For scheduling, events and further information, please contact Karen Maciejko, RN, Trauma Program Manager.

Phone: (970) 544-1576  Email Karen