Workshops help seniors with balance, fall prevention

18/01/2019

Source: Fort Myers Florida Weekly

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Date of publication: 19 December 2018

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell: To help seniors prevent falls, a leading cause of fatal injuries, the Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida is offering free balance and falls prevention programs in January.

Length of publication: One page

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Factors associated with older adults’ enrollment in balance classes to prevent falls: case-control ctudy

20/12/2018

Source: Journal of Applied Gerontology 

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Date of publication: November 18, 2018

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This study examined the association of exposure to social marketing to promote balance classes, personal characteristics and other factors, with older adults’ balance class participation.

Length of publication: 14 pages

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