County senior testifies at Senate hearing on the impact of falls prevention programs

Ellen Williams, Health and Wellness Program Manager of the County of Delaware Services for the Aging (COSA), and hearing witness, Virginia Demby, of Chester, PA post with Senator Bob Casey in hearing room.


During a recent hearing, the Aging Committee released a recent report outlining the health and economic impact of falls. Virginia Demby, an 84 year-old retired nurse from Chester, explained how she is working to help spread the word about falls prevention classes. Ms. Demby is not only a participant in these classes, she is working to spread the word on the benefits of these classes and the impact they have had on her life.