Stanford specialist to discuss Fall Prevention in Parkinson’s in Palo Alto,  June 14

Stanford specialist to discuss Fall Prevention in Parkinson’s in Palo Alto, June 14

Fall prevention imageEllen Corman, manager of Stanford Health Care’s Farewell to Falls program, will be talking about “Fall Prevention in Parkinson’s” at the Palo Alto Parkinson’s Support Group meeting on Wednesday, June 14th, 2-3:30pm at Avenidas, 450 Bryant St., Palo Alto. This event is free and open to the public. No need to RSVP.

Falls are the leading cause of hospitalizations and nursing home rehabilitation stays for those living with Parkinson’s disease. Come learn strategies to prevent falls including the importance of exercise, managing medications and exploring minor home modifications.

You can download the Farewell to Falls Program flyer and the Farewell to Falls Home Safety Checklist and find additional Fall Prevention resources on our Parkinson’s Community Outreach Program webpage.