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Senior Injury Prevention Program – Educational Forum 2016

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Alameda County EMS is a high performance EMS system located in the Bay Area of Northern California.There are over 140,000 9-1-1 call each year in the system.
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MAY 25, 2016 – Save the date!

Welcome to the 16th Annual California Senior Injury Prevention Educational Forum/This past year has been an exciting one for our SIPP Coalition. In addi­tion to receiving a second year of funding from the California Department of Public Health to support this Educational Forum; once again we were provided with funding for another year of two evidence based fall prevention programs – Stepping On and Tai Chi Movement for Better Balance. In addition, this year, we received funding from the Partners in Care Foundation to offer the evidence based fall prevention program Matter of Balance and to implement a modified STEADI (Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths & Injuries) as a fall risk assess­ ment tool utilizing first responders. Continue Reading…