We’ve received several registrations and emails of those interested in the upcoming workshop. THE CORRECT DATE is Thursday July 27th. Here is the updated/corrected post. LA Falls Prevention Workshop “Train the Presenter: How to Give a Falls Prevention Awareness Presentation” Need to offer a presentation on falls? falls prevention? But don’t know how to make […]
National Council on Aging leads an annual conference on Chronic Disease Self Management and Falls Prevention. Here are the proceedings. 2017 National CDSME and Falls Prevention Resource Centers Meeting
The World Health Organization publishes compendiums every few years on critical topics. Here is the document published just 10 years ago on Falls Prevention “WHO Global Report on Falls Prevention in Older Age” . There is a great deal to gain by reviewing this thoughtful piece. http://www.who.int/ageing/publications/Falls_prevention7March.pdf And here is the 2016 WHO Fact Sheet […]
LA Falls Prevention Workshop “Train the Presenter: How to Give a Falls Prevention Awareness Presentation” Need to offer a presentation on falls? falls prevention? But don’t know how to make that happen? Get trained to do it yourself! The LA Falls Prevention will be offering a free workshop on Thursday July 13th 10am-noon at The […]
We are pleased to welcome Patti Horsley, MPH back to CDPH’s Safe and Active Communities Branch to work with Karissa Anderson on the Older Adult Fall Prevention Program. Patti brings a history of working on statewide older adult injury prevention through her previous work with the Older Adult Traffic Safety Task Force. She also previously […]
UC Davis Trauma Prevention Program hosted a 3-day Stepping On Leader training – We’re happy to announce we have 9 new Stepping On leaders in the Sacramento Region. Congratulations to Lewis Ingram RN, Casey Ingram RN, Judie Higashi RN, Wendie Skala RN, LaDawn White RN, Lineet Carson RN, Joaquin Ngarangad, Christopher Hernandez and Deborah James!
During a recent phone interview with Dr. Anat Louis, Department of Aging, City of Los Angeles we learned of a critical safety stabilizing program offered to LA City residents. For over 15 years the City reaches out to isolated, home bound frail older adults who do not have adequate care giving coverage. You and those […]
Heart of Ida hosted a 3-day Stepping On Leader training – and is proud to announce that the LA/Long Beach area has 5 new Stepping On Leaders. This intense workshop is a key part to falls prevention – attendees were: Antoinette Salas, RN and Kristen Kraus, RN – both at Harbor/UCLA Injury Prevention Program; Damaris […]
Here is a piece “To Measure or Not to Measure: Tracking Evidence-Based Program Outcomes: You Do Not Need To Reinvent the Wheel – Aging and Disability Business Institute”. Kate Lorig, Dr. P.H., Director of the Stanford Patient Education Research Center and Professor of Medicine in the Stanford School of Medicine weighs in on this important […]
REGISTER NOW for the 17th Annual California Senior Injury Prevention Educational Forum, June 6, 2017 at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center, Oakland. Program details and online registration can be found at https://sipp-forum-17.eventbrite.com. Registration deadline is May 26.