Presenters and topics include:
- Dr. Marc Oster, Internal Medicine Specialist from Butler Health System: “Medications and Polypharmacy”
- Jennifer Slanika, RPh from Providence Pharmacy: “Medications that Increase the Risk of Falls”
- Concordia Medical Equipment CEO Brad Milliron: “Assistive Devices to Improve Safety”
- Concordia Physical Therapist Jen Lesnett, DPT: “Preventing Falls in Your Home and Community”
Following presentations, mobility screenings will be conducted by Concordia physical therapists, starting at 2 p.m.
According to the National Council on Aging, “Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of injury deaths, unintentional injuries, and hospital admissions for trauma. Falls can take a serious toll on older adults’ quality of life and independence. At the heart of this initiative is the message that falls are preventable.”
For more information, please call 724-352-4535.