Senior Fall Prevention

Participants learn balance exercises at the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute’s Senior Safety and Falls Prevention Day.
Senior Fall Prevention

Falls are the leading cause of injury and accidental death in adults older than 65. The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute recently held a “Senior Safety and Falls Prevention Day,” where professionals offered seniors safety tips, health screenings and even check-ups of their cars. We take you there on University Beat on WUSF 89.7.

More Information: 

USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute
813-396-0606 / 800-633-4563
website

Byrd Institute Occupational Therapy (including fall prevention & driver safety assessment)
813-396-0728
website

Original Broadcast Date: 
12/01/15

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Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV from 2007-2017. In addition to serving as a producer, reporter, host and assistant news director, he serves as Intern Coordinator for WUSF News. Mark has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992. He graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a BA in Telecommunications/Radio in 1994.

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