WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2019, Dementia & Falls Risk
Kate Holmes, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Advocate Aurora Health Center
Learn about dementia, its increased risk for injury and practical ways to avoid falls with dementia.
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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2019, Mobility & Falls Prevention
Jen Kreuser, Occupational Therapist, Kenosha Visiting Nurse Association
Knowing when and how many people fall can help others adopt strategies for staying upright. Learn safe ways to use adaptive and durable medical equipment.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2019, Stop Falls: Home & Community
Scott Krueger, Emergency Medical Technician, Kenosha Fire Dept.
Tips and tricks to keep from falling at home and in public. Important medical information to keep on hand should you need to call 911.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2019, Staying Independent
Sandy Riese, RN, Chair, Kenosha County Falls Coalition
Many factors can contribute to falls—eyeglasses, shoes, alcohol, poor balance, muscle weakness—resulting in loss of mobility and even death. Learn what you can do to increase your odds of staying independent.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2019, Safe Use of Medications
Melissa Ballak-Moe, Pharmacist, Advocate Aurora Medical Center
Changes happen to our bodies as we age, including the absorption of medications. Learn about medications that increase the risk of falls and should be avoided.