Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Widener Offer FREE Mobility Clinics for MLK

Widener University Physical Therapy Students and Faculty to Offer Free Mobility Clinics in Honor of Dr. King
Clinics Offered Jan. 13 and 16 throughout city of Chester

(CHESTER, Pa.) Jan. 9, 2012 – The Widener University Institute for Physical Therapy Education will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with free mobility clinics throughout the city of Chester on Friday, Jan. 13 and Monday, Jan. 16. At each clinic site, students and faculty will screen and clean scooters, wheelchairs, walkers, crutches and canes to ensure that these assistive devices are in optimal condition. In addition, each site will offer blood pressure screenings.

For more information, contact Lattanzi at 610-499-1278 or jblattanzi@mail.widener.edu.

The community is invited to attend any of the following mobility clinics in Chester:

Friday, Jan. 13

10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

  • Chester Senior Center, 721 Hayes St.
  • Chester Eastside Ministries, 420 E. 9th St.
  • Stinson Towers, 1501 Arbor Dr.
  • Palmer House Apartments, 1420 Esrey St.
  • CityTeam Ministries, 634 Sproul St.
  • Community Hospital, 2600 W. 9th St.
  • Matopos Hills Senior Apartments, 925 John St.
  • Salvation Army, 151 W. 15th St.

Monday, Jan. 16

10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

  • Residences at Chestnut Ridge, 2601 Chestnut St.
  • Freedom Baptist Church, 1095 Morton Ave.
  • Edgemont Senior Apartments, 1001 Avenue of the States

1-3 p.m.

  • YWCA, 7th & Sproul Streets

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