Ready & Steady – A Plan for Better Balance is another Pines of Sarasota outreach program. We are raising awareness in our community of the critical need for falls prevention in older adults in order to prolong their lives and quality of life. Take our free falls risk assessment and get a recommended action plan from our certified rehabilitation therapists about how you can lessen your risk of falls.

Call Today for Your FREE Assessment – (941) 552-1882

 

Pines of Sarasota’s Falls Prevention Symposium – SNN TV News

 

Joel Amistoso of Pines of Sarasota Talks about Falls Prevention - Suncoast View ABC7

 

Phil Colandro Recovers at Pines of Sarasota – SNN TV News

 

Press Releases

 

Resources

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/homeandrecreationalsafety/falls/adultfalls.html

National Council on Aging
https://www.ncoa.org/news/resources-for-reporters/get-the-facts/fallsprevention-facts/
https://www.ncoa.org/healthy-aging/falls-prevention/preventing-falls-tips-forolder-adults-and-caregivers/take-control-of-your-health-6-steps-to-prevent-a-fall/
https://www.ncoa.org/healthy-aging/falls-prevention/falls-prevention-programsfor-older-adults/

National Institutes of Health
http://nihseniorhealth.gov/falls/causesandriskfactors/01.html
http://nihseniorhealth.gov/falls/homesafety/01.html

Management of Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Clinical Guidance Statement From the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy of the American Physical Therapy Association
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25573760