Reducing the incidence of falls among a geriatric population: Health education & tai chi pilot study
Learning Areas:Chronic disease management and prevention
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education
Evaluate the effectiveness of tai chi exercise in improving senior health outcomes broadly defined to include physical, emotional and social well-being.
Keyword(s): Aging, Alternative Medicine/Therapies
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have more than 10 years as Health educator. I have gained experience in implementing multiple preventive evidence-based programd that include lifestyle interventions such as healthy eating, physical activity, and stress management. stress management. My expertise and passion is health education, specifically, how to deliver health information to lay persons in a digestible format. I how know to educate and raise awareness among populations characterized by low literacy.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.