Tracy Chippendale, Marie Boltz, PhD, RN, GNP-BC; Perceived Neighborhood Fall Risks and Strategies Used to Prevent Outdoor Falls: Does Age Matter?. Am J Occup Ther 2015;69(Supplement_1):6911505205p1. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO6102.
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Date Presented 4/18/2015
In this mixed-methods study, we compare perceived falls risks and strategies used for outdoor fall prevention among seniors above and below 75 yr of age. The results can help occupational therapists (OTs) design targeted fall-prevention programs. Two professional priority areas are addressed: health and wellness as well as productive aging.
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