Alzheimer's Foundation of America

Foundation of America

AFA Care Connection Webinar Series


September 12th

Falls and Home Safety in Alzheimer’s Disease

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET

This webinar will focus on falls and home safety for the person living with Alzheimer’s disease. The presentation will address a variety of issues to consider when helping with safety including how common balance and mobility problems are for people with dementia, and explain how both changes are manifested. We will discuss the factors that result in increased risk for falls in the home environment. In addition, the importance of environmental modifications in preventing falls.

Ashwini K. Rao is an Occupational Therapist with doctoral and post-doctoral training in Movement Science. He has over 20 years of clinical experience with a focus on rehabilitation in neurological disorders. Dr. Rao’s research aims to develop quantitative and clinical methods to examine motor dysfunction in neurodegenerative disorders, understand motor control mechanisms underlying motor dysfunction in order to design and test novel rehabilitation strategies. Dr. Rao teaches physical therapy and medical students.

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