Fall Prevention Webinar

A mature woman leans against her partner while sitting on a couch.

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.


Agenda


Dr. Ning (Nina) Lu, trauma surgeon at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla


Welcome


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

Event details

Date and time

Sat, Sep 19, 2020

10 am - 12 pm

Fee
Free