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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Falls Prevention and Osteoarthritis Research
5161.0: Wednesday, December 14, 2005: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Falls Prevention and Osteoarthritis Research
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Moderator(s):Mary Altpeter
2:30 PMRestoring and maintaing balance and functional abilities in older adults: ABLE BODIES Balance Improvement Project  [ Recorded presentation ]
Rachel I. Rosenberg, MPH, Sue M. Scott, MS
2:42 PMFalls Intervention Team Project  [ Recorded presentation ]
Jennifer Churchill, BSW, Patricia Thomas, RN, MScN, MEd
2:54 PMRecruitment and retention of older adults with lower-extremity osteoarthritis: Successful strategies and lessons learned  [ Recorded presentation ]
Susan L. Hughes, DSW, Pankaja Desai, MSW, MPH, Rachel B. Seymour, PhD
3:06 PMPreventing falls in older adults on Medicaid: Piloting Pennsylvania’s community-based falls risk-reduction program
Shelley Martin, MPH, CHES, Susan Getgen, RN
3:18 PMEvaluation of the Community Falls Prevention Program: 12 years of experience
Marjorie Getz, PhD (c), M. Barbara Campbell
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Gerontological Health
Endorsed by:Alternative and Complementary Health Practices; Injury Control and Emergency Health Services; Public Health Nursing
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition (December 10-14, 2005) of APHA