Integrace Bayleigh Chase Director of Health and Fitness Earns FallProof Instructor Certification


Integrace Bayleigh Chase announced that Director of Health and Fitness Susan Covey has recently earned her FallProofTM Balance and Mobility Program Instructor Certification, and is now offering the innovative program to independent living residents at Bayleigh Chase.

The first program of its kind in the U.S., the FallProof program has been proven to reduce the risk of falling in older adults who complete one or more sessions. It was developed by Debra. J. Rose, Ph.D., the director of the Center for Successful Aging at California State University, Fullerton.

To earn her certification, Covey completed a rigorous three-month training period to learn how to administer appropriate multi-dimensional assessment tests, understand the various body systems that contribute to balance and mobility and the age-related changes that occur in each of these systems, and address both internal and external risk factors strongly associated with falls. At the conclusion of her training, she completed both a written and practical examination.

As a certified instructor, Covey is offering the FallProof program to small groups of qualifying independent living residents at Bayleigh Chase. Sessions focus on five key areas to help participants improve posture, increase confidence and awareness of fall risk factors, improve walking ability and the ability to recover from loss of balance.

To learn more about the FallProof program at Bayleigh Chase, please contact Susan Covey at or 410-822-8888 ext. 7162.

Located on a 35-acre campus in historic Easton, Bayleigh Chase is a not-for-profit life plan community that affords residents a lifestyle of flexibility and choice to live life on their own terms. Bayleigh Chase offers independent living options in its villas, cottages and apartment homes, as well as a continuum of supportive living services, including assisted living, neurocognitive support, outpatient and short-term rehabilitation, skilled nursing and diagnostic and treatment support through the Samuel and Alexia Bratton Neurocognitive Clinic. For more information, please call 410-763-7167 or visit

About Integrace

Integrace is a forward-thinking non-profit organization that strives to ignite in all people the passion for meaningful living. Integrace oversees a family of vibrant senior living communities in Maryland, including Bayleigh Chase in Easton, Buckingham’s Choice in Adamstown, and Fairhaven in Sykesville. Integrace is also a nationally-recognized leader in the art of neurocognitive support, with the Sykesville-based Copper Ridge community and Integrace Institute, as well as two neurocognitive clinics in Easton and Sykesville, serving as catalysts to a profound shift in how we perceive, and relate to, those living with Alzheimer’s, dementia and many other forms of cognitive change. Integrace communities provide a continuum of services to support both residents and the greater community, including assisted living, skilled nursing, short-term rehabilitation and more. Each of these innovative programs focuses on person-centered living, honoring the abilities, possibilities and authenticity of each individual. For more information, please visit

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