Join us for this free, virtual event to learn more about what you can do to prevent falls. Falls are the leading cause of injury related emergency departments visits for older adults. Our panel experts will provide safety tips, education and exercises. Susan Taylor, director of external affairs at Scripps Health will moderate the virtual event.
Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions following the presentation.
Dr. Ning (Nina) Lu, trauma surgeon at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
Dr. Nelson Hwynn, Neurologist
Fall prevention tips and information about movement disorders can affect fall risk
Dr. Joanne Hamilton, Clinical Neuropsychology
Social isolation and loneliness and its impact on health outcomes and increased fall risk
Dr. Tosin Orafidiya, Doctor of PT
PT/OT and home safety to prevent and recover from a fall Shiley Fitness Center Demonstration of simple exercises that are proven to help in the prevention of falls
The County’s Aging and Independence Services (AIS)
Free programs and services available for San Diego County residents
Date and time
Sat, Sep 19, 2020
10 am - 12 pm