Online Program

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.
Nicole Cook, PhD, MPA

Introductory Remarks
Impact of dizziness and balance problems and other chronic health conditions on falling risk in United States adults   
Howard J. Hoffman, MA, Chuan-Ming Li, MD, PhD, Katalin G. Losonczy, MA, Daniel A. Sklare, PhD, Helen Cohen, EdD, OTR and Charley C. Della Santina, PhD, MD
Cognitive difficulty and race/ethnicity in the US. does nativity matter?   
Emma Benn, MPH, DrPH, Ashley Fox, PhD, MA, Kezhen Fei, MS, Eric Roberts, MPH and Bernadette Boden-Albala, MPH, DrPH
Are baby boomers healthier than generation x?   
Rhiannon Pilkington, BPsych(Hons), GradDip(PubHlth), PhD Candidate, Anne W. Taylor, MPH PhD, Gary A. Wittert, MBBch, MD, FRACP, FRCP and Graeme J. Hugo, PhD, MGEOG
Concluding Remarks

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: Aging & Public Health, Vision Care Section

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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