She was bruised and stunned, with scalding hot water raining down. Mary remembered the techniques she learned in the Matter of Balance class, and was able to move herself out of the shower, away from the scalding water, and call for help.
Her injuries were much less severe than they would have been if she had been stuck under the scalding tap until someone found her.
To build awareness in the community, area agencies are partnering to present Fall Prevention Awareness Week. Special activities, educational opportunities, and tools are being shared with all 30 senior centers in Tarrant County.