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Coaching Series: How to Reduce Your Risk of Falling

May 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT

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Have you found your confidence shaken by a recent fall? Or do you ever feel confined by your fear of falling? You’re not alone; fall prevention is at the top of many people’s minds. Thankfully, there are practical strategies you can use to reduce your risk. Environmental adaptations, assistive tools, communication strategies, and tailored exercises can all help you regain your confidence. Join us to take a proactive step towards enhancing your safety and independence and learn about fall prevention.

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Researchers at Wayne State University will be conducting a research study in collaboration with Can Do MS for the How to Reduce Your Risk of Falling Coaching Series. Participation is voluntary. The primary goals of this study are to examine changes in fall risk, including fear of falling and balance confidence, and to determine the impact of the Coaching Series on community mobility and participation. Participants will be asked to complete surveys at three time points (before, after, and 3 months after the Coaching Series). In the 3 months after the Coaching Series, participants will be asked to report falls on a weekly basis.  A few participants will be selected to receive Amazon gift cards. If you are interested, additional information will be provided to “opt-in” to the study closer to the March 12 start date.


May 14
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Coaching Series
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