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Step Smart Webinar: Injury Prevention
September 22, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
REGISTER IN ADVANCE: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkcuCorT0vHNzyDr6YZhQANo215voJvqBo
Step Smart will host a free injury prevention lecture focusing on fall prevention, given that falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for seniors. This lecture will be followed by a 15 minute Tai-Chi demonstration.
Did you know?
– Falls are the leading cause of injury & death among seniors
– 20% of seniors who fall are hospitalized and of those 11% never return home
– 60% of falls occur in the senior’s home
– The fall death among Collier County residents age 65+ increased 388% since 2000, and is 24% above the Florida average
– The fall death rate among Lee County residents age 65+ increased 73% since 2000 and is 4% above the Florida average