Free lecture/workshop: Fall Prevention

Free lecture/workshop: Fall Prevention

Start Date: May 20, 6:30 PM

End Date: May 20, 7:30 PM

Philomath Community Library
1050 Applegate St Philomath OR 97370

Presented by Elizabeth Bolte

At this event you will learn about

  • Risk factors
    • Physical surroundings
    • Health condition
    • Medications
  • Consequences of falling
  • Strategies to avoid falls
    • Home safety
    • Assistive devices
    • Medical advice for health and medications
    • Keep moving
  • Backup plan if you fall
  • Question and answer time

Elizabeth Bolte is staff physical therapist for Lumina Hospice and Palliative Care where she has been serving hospice patients facing end-of-life safety and mobility challenges since 1996.