212016Oct

Register Now – We are FOTA Sanctioned!

Like many Northerners, we’ll be spending time in Florida this January and February – but it won’t be on vacation!  Now that we are sanctioned by FOTA for 8 CEUs for our Fall Prevention Training Course, we’ll be training PTs, OTs and Assistants in the Six-Step Balance System™ proven to reduce falls!  Knowing that we…

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202016Oct

Extending the Vision with NCCAP!

Extending the vision with NCCAP!  We’ve been pleased that our Fall Prevention Course provides 8 CEU’s to Physical and Occupational Therapists, as well as Fitness Trainers.  Now the Latest: The National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP) has approved our course for 8 Clock hours! We are thrilled to be able to teach this program…

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82015Jul
Ohio OT CEU Approval

Ohio OT CEU Approval

Just received GREAT news from the Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board – the OT Section has approved our Fall Prevention Training Course for 8 CEUs.  Calling all OT’s:  we’re in the process of getting a location for a fall workshop – let us know what would be a good location for…

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182015Mar

TBI Signs & Symptoms

In our last post we learned that falls cause more than 81% of all TBIs (traumatic brain injuries) among adults aged 65 or older.  In this post we’ll identify some of the signs and symptoms of TBI. So what are the signs that an older adult has had a TBI?  First, we must say that…

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142015Mar

Brain Injury Awareness Month

Did you know that March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month?  We were not surprised to hear that falls are the leading cause of TBI (traumatic brain injury) in the United States.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says, “TBI is a preventable public health issue.”  They [falls] cause more than 81% of…

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142015Mar

How Exciting – NEXT!

How exciting!  Here’s Sharon at the unveiling of the new name for the former BASCC (Birmingham Area Seniors Coordinating Council) – we had second row seats to hear the great Brooks Patterson, Oakland County Executive, and other local dignitaries.  It was a wonderful gathering of like-minded folk, delicious food (to include fresh fruit, gourmet cookies,…

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