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Winding Waters Partners with Local EMS

Winding Waters Clinic in Enterprise has partnered with the local EMS.Winding Waters Clinic, PC, in Enterprise, OR, is partnering with Wallowa County Emergency Medical Service (EMS) through ORPRN's Shared Medical Decision Making project to promote the lift assist program. This program is a free service through Wallowa County EMS for patients who are registered for one of the “life alert” services.

The goal of the lift assist program is to identify a reliable source of timely assistance for those at who are at risk for in-home falls. Winding Waters is highlighting this collaborative effort through their “DA of the Month” during the month of March by incorporating  two Decision Aids (DAs): Growing Older/Staying Well and Getting the HealthCare that’s Right For You, to accompany information for patients interested in learning more about healthy aging services (such as the lift assist program) available in Wallowa County.