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Balance: Why Falls will become a Medical Epidemic
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Balance: Why Falls will become a Medical Epidemic

This MFA webinar is free to all those who wish to join. MFA Members can earn complimentary CEC's and non-members may purchase them if they so desire.

When: Thursday, March 10, 2016
12:00 PM
Where: Online Live Webinar
Presenter: Dan Ritchie
Contact: Rebecca Nordan

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Balance: Why Falls will become a Medical Epidemic 

Learning Objectives

Why Falls Happen, the Biomechanics of a Fall

Is Falling something that is inevitable for all older adults?

How can I as a fitness professional dramatically reduce someone's risk for a fall?

Brief Summary

In this presentation Dr. Dan Ritchie will discuss the impacts that Falls are having on our medical system and care-giving system.   Why Falls are the #1 cause of accidental death after the age of 65 and how we can reduce those numbers.   Why Falling is poised to be the biggest medical care cost crisis our nation has ever experienced if we don't do something dramatic about it.

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