CalAgrAbility continues to conduct Get Moving: Prevention and Pain Management Exercise Program classes at Clinica Tepati in Sacramento. The month of October was busy with Get Moving Exercise Classes, as CalAgrAbility continues classes for Fibro Friends Fibromyalgia Group in Vacaville and R.I.S.E., INC in Winters and Esparto. Fibro Friends has been one of CalAg's best groups. Classes will continue in January 2014. Classes at R.I.S.E. locations are bilingual, English and Spanish,and have proven to be successful. Staff will continue classes for the next seven months.
Staff attended several Bi-National Health Month events in Sacramento, Solano, and Yolo counties. CalAg was represented at the Mexican Consulate for Bi-National Health Week as well as various resource centers where attendees received free health screenings as well as free educational material from organizations and free flu shoots. Staff also attended the DRAIL Disability and Assistive Technology Expo in Modesto, Stanislaus County. At the expo various organizations demonstrated assistive technology devices such as wheelchairs, assistive reading devices, and magnification devices. CalAg was able to provide services to over 500 farm families in the month of October.
Submitted by Martha Stiles