Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of unintentional injuries, hospital admissions for trauma, and even death.
St. Peter’s Health Partners will hold a free educational seminar, titled “Watch Your Step.” This program is open to the public, and will take place:
Wednesday, September 21
6 to 7:30 p.m.
Mercy Auditorium – St. Peter’s Hospital Campus
310 S. Manning Blvd. (Across the street from the hospital)
The distinguished speakers will be:
- Valerie Rivituso, BS, RN, CEN, CNE | Director of Nursing, Emergency and Critical Care Departments, Albany Memorial Hospital
- Piyush Amin, Pharm D, BCPS | Clinical Pharmacy Manager, St. Mary’s, Samaritan, and Albany Memorial Hospitals
- Samantha Schock, PT, DPT | Albany Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Services
- Lara Habura, OT | Supervisor, Clifton Park Physical Rehabilitation
The speakers will discuss home safety tips, how medicine can affect balance, exercizes to improve strength, and information on recovering from a fall.
Space is limited and registration is required. Please call 518-525-2227 to reserve a seat.