Join Us for the Falls Prevention Webinar

Related topics: Health & Wellness, Caregivers, Fall Prevention

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Please join us for our next "Aging Briefing Series" webinar, Falls Prevention: Debunking the Myths of Falls in Older Adults on Thursday, September 22, from 1:30 to 2:20 p.m. EST. This event is sponsored jointly by IlluminAge Communication Partners and the National Council on Aging.

September 23 is National Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Join us the day before to learn about the latest program resources and best practices for educating older adults and their families about falls; learn about the exciting programs you can offer in your organization that provide seniors with effective strategies they can adopt to reduce their risk of falling.

We're delighted to have as our presenter Emily Watson, MPH, National Council on Aging. Ms. Watson supports the falls prevention work and the Falls Free© Coalition, made up of over 70 national organizations and 40 state coalitions, in her role as Program Associate in the Center for Healthy Aging at NCOA.

You'll come away from this online briefing with a better appreciation of the issue and that everyone has a role to play in preventing falls, including...

  • what evidence-based programs are available and how to link your clients with evidence-based solutions in the community
  • how to promote awareness and prevention during Falls Prevention Awareness Day and year round
  • how to join your state or local coalition and get involved!

How to Register

Webinars in this series are free to Aging in Stride readers and friends.
Register now.