Epidemiology of Aging
Monday, November 4, 2013: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Memebers will gain an understanding of health related injuries of falls as a result of balance distarbances and the racail/ethnic disparities in cognitive difficulty through the life span. Additional information from Canada and Australia will on the epidemiology of Aging will also be presented.
Session Objectives: Demonstrate the high prevalence among U.S. adults of chronic dizziness and balance problems and the impact these disturbances in balance function have on the risk of falls and injuries related to falls.
Describe the impact of nativity on racial/ethnic disparities in cognitive difficulty.
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Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: Aging & Public Health, Vision Care Section
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)