Ellen Corman, manager of Stanford Health Care’s Farewell to Falls program, will be speaking about “Fall Prevention in Parkinson’s, Other Movement Disorders, and For Us All” at the Palo Alto/Menlo Park Parkinson’s Support Group on Wednesday, April 10, from 2:30-4:00pm at Avenidas in Palo Alto. No RSVP is required to attend. 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.
Here are the meeting details.
Avenidas (the group has returned to its previous home) 450 Bryant Street, Palo Alto, 94301 (Map). Free parking is available directly across the street. The meeting will be in the Art Room on the 2nd floor.
Wednesday, April 10, 2:30-4:00pm (Note new times for start/end of meeting).
About the group:
The Palo Alto/Menlo Park Support Group provides educational materials and engaging, knowledgeable speakers for anyone wanting to learn more about Parkinson’s.
We maintain a reminder email list-you may join any of our lists online or sign up for one or more of our lists at the meeting. The meeting is free and open to the public. No RSVP is required to attend.
We provide many resources on preventing falls on our website. We list free, local fall-prevention classes there as well.