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Aging in Place - Do Not Blame the House

In this session Dr. Patrice Winter will cover a range of easy to do modifications to more complex suggestions for better aging in place. She will also address how to work with changes in sight, balance and physical abilities that may come with aging and how you can make your house work for you.

Presenter Background:

Dr. Patrice Winter, PT, DPT, MHA, FAAOMPT, is a Professor at George Mason University in the Department of Global and Community Health where she teaches health related curriculum with emphasis in public health, disease, healthy living and aging well. She is Practicum Coordinator for the Masters of Public Health program placing students regionally as well as internationally.  She was the Life Planning/Eldercare Coordinator at Mason from 2007-2014. She continues to be actively involved in health promotion programs across the university. Dr. Winter practiced physical therapy for over 35 years and was a spokesperson for the American Physical Therapy Association for almost twenty years. She currently holds an appointed position on the Fairfax County Health and Human Services Council.

Program presented in partnership with the Braddock Aging in Place Program. 

Related LibGuide: Aging and Disability by Fairfax County Public Library (Admin)

Date:
Tuesday, July 23, 2024
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Kings Park Meeting Room
Library Branch:
Kings Park Library
Categories:
Health & Wellness
Audience:
  Adults     Older Adults  
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