We are thrilled to announce an exciting upcoming Health and Wellness event at Carter Burden Network that will provide the public with information about new national and international techniques and practices in the area of Falls Prevention for the senior population.
We have formed a partnership with New York Presbyterian – Weil Cornell Medical Center, the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College and Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAgNY) to produce a symposium entitled Perspectives on Falls Prevention. It is a free half-day symposium that is open to professionals as well as the general public. It will be held on Friday, September 27, 2019 from 9:00am-12 at the Silberman School of Social Work (2180 Third Avenue at 119th Street New York, NY 10035). We will offer 3 Continuing Medical Education credits.
We invited speakers from Columbia University Medical Center, Hospital for Special Surgery and other experts to discuss the various topics associated with Falls Prevention including; primary care screening, concussion in the older population, the role of pharmacologic agents, strength building in the senior population, and many other areas.
In addition, we invited Diedeke van Wijk, Physiotherapist from The Netherlands to discuss a new model of Falls Prevention used in that country. Funding for this symposium is courtesy of New York Presbyterian – Weil Cornell Medical Center the Florence V. Burden Foundation and PAgNY. Also, on September 26th, we plan to have a demonstration of the Netherlands falls prevention education model at our Leonard Covello Senior Program.
Click here to save your spot for this very informative experience!