Online Program

Falls Prevention and Disability

Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Board 1
Updated Healthcare Cost Estimates of Fall-Related Injuries Among Older Adults   
Geoffrey Hoffman, PhD, Susan Ettner, PhD, Ron Hays, PhD, Martin Shapiro, MD, PhD and Steven Wallace, PhD
Board 2
Challenges of Reducing the Risk of Falls in Community-dwelling Elderly with dementia : The Double Jeopardy   
Jane Bear-Lehman, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Victoria H. Raveis, PhD, James Galvin, MD, Valery Lanyi, MD, Monique Carrero, MS, Sharon Tepfer, MS and Daniel G. Karus, MS
Board 3
State-based surveillance: Rising cost of fall-related hospitalization in Texas   
Samuel Towne, PhD, MPH, CPH, Matthew Lee Smith, PhD, MPH, CHES, SangNam Ahn, PhD, MPSA, Yajuan Li, Diane Dowdy, Ph.D. and Marcia Ory, PhD, MPH
Board 7
Gender differences in mobility device use among U.S. older adults   
Lindsay Peterson, M.S., Hongdao Meng, MPH, PhD, Kathryn Hyer, PhD, MPP and Debra Dobbs, PhD
Board 8
Stability in Physical Function among Older Mexican Americans   
Bret Howrey, PhD, Kristen Peek, PhD and Kenneth Ottenbacher, PhD
Board 10

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

Organized by: Aging & Public Health
Endorsed by: Medical Care Section, Vision Care, Community Health Planning and Policy Development, Disability

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