The Complete Guide to Fall Prevention: 3-Part Guide to Improve Balance and Prevent Falls

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EDUCATE. DEMONSTRATE. FACILITATE.

This 3-Part Guide to Fall Prevention is perfect for anyone who has fallen or is concerned about falling. The book is educational, entertaining and easy-to-read.
Part 1 will teach you about situations that cause falls; some you can control and others you should be aware of and may have to accept. Part 2 explains and demonstrates evidence-based balance training exercises and Part 3 offers 4-weeks of progressively...

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Overview

EDUCATE. DEMONSTRATE. FACILITATE.

This 3-Part Guide to Fall Prevention is perfect for anyone who has fallen or is concerned about falling. The book is educational, entertaining and easy-to-read.
Part 1 will teach you about situations that cause falls; some you can control and others you should be aware of and may have to accept. Part 2 explains and demonstrates evidence-based balance training exercises and Part 3 offers 4-weeks of progressively challenging balance exercise routines, strength and flexibility training, postural exercises and different walking gait patterns.
The index includes a Home Safety Checklist, Fall Risk Medications and Kelly's own, "Help and I've Fallen and I CAN get up" demonstration. The Senior Resource Directory includes a list of reputable senior service agencies that specialize in the prevention of falls and assisting families with aging relatives.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780985602512
  • Publisher: Fall Prevention Lady, The
  • Publication date: 8/10/2012
  • Pages: 172
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Meet the Author

Kelly Ward, aka The Fall Prevention Lady, is a certified FallProof™ balance and mobility specialist who has been teaching fall prevention classes in the Sacramento region for over five years. Kelly recently achieved a special designed Master of Science in Therapeutic Aging from California State University, Sacramento and has been working with older adults since her undergraduate degree studies in Public Health from West Chester University in 1993.

A respected Fall Prevention Consultant, Kelly has experience working with public, private and non-profit companies and numerous community churches in Northern California and made guest appearances on two local cable television shows, "A-Z with Bea" and "Growing Older" with Dr. Moria Fordycke. She is an active member of the Northern California Fall Prevention Coalition and is a community member of the Sacramento County Adult and Aging Commission.

Kelly's mission is to educate, demonstrate and facilitate the adaptation of a reduced fall risk lifestyle. She uses a scientific approach to improve the quality of daily living. You will learn practical ways to maintain personal independence. She recently wrote a book, "The Complete Guide to Fall Prevention" and produced the fall prevention DVD series, "Take 5 to Exercise". For more information on the Fall Prevention Lady and to order her products, visit her website: http://www.thefallpreventionlady.com

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