Christine Moore Updates the Coalition on STRIDE: Strategies to Reduce Injuries and Develop Confidence in Elders

Christine Moore Updates the Coalition on STRIDE:  Strategies to Reduce Injuries and Develop Confidence in Elders Christine Moore, RN, works as the STRIDE Project Manager at DaVita Health Care Partners, El Segundo, California- one of the ten national health care organizations  that were selected to participate in this health enhancement project that includes a nursing-centric […]

Fall Prevention – 13 evidence based programs

Ellen Corman, MRA, Manager, Injury Prevention and Community Engagement, Trauma Service, Stanford Health Care,  reports “There are now 13 evidence-based fall prevention programs that are approved by the National Council on Aging.” Check out the programs at https://www.ncoa.org/healthy-aging/falls-prevention/falls-prevention-programs-for-older-adults/

Trained in Falls Prevention Awareness Presentations

The need is increasing exponentially to reduce our older adult community’s’ fall risk. To meet this challenge, the LA Falls Prevention Coalition hosted a FPA presentation training workshop. On July 27th, seventeen individuals received training and are ready to begin an awareness campaign for their target communities. Attendees came from injury prevention programs, senior residences, […]

Workshop – Thursday July 27th

“How to Give a Falls Prevention Awareness Presentation” Thursday July 27th 10-noon Braille Institute  741 N. Vermont, LA 90029 (Parking beneath building, Sign in at reception) The LA Falls Prevention Coalition is offering a free 2-hour workshop to assist those who are tasked to make falls prevention presentations to their older adult communities. But where […]

Sign up Today for Workshop – “How to Give a Falls Prevention Awareness Presentation”

“How to Give a Falls Prevention Awareness Presentation” Thursday July 27th 10-noon Braille Institute  741 N. Vermont, LA 90029 (Parking beneath building, Sign in at reception) The LA Falls Prevention Coalition is offering a free 2-hour workshop to assist those who are tasked to make falls prevention presentations to their older adult communities. But where […]

Tai Chi for Arthritis Instructor Training

StopFalls Sacramento is hosting a Tai Chi for Arthritis instructor training the weekend of September 17-16. The training is being offered by Darci Alexander. Darci is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant with a passion and focus on Preventing Falls in our elderly population. She is a certified Master Trainer for Dr. Paul Lam & the […]