Falls risk screening and Information, hosted by St. Luke’s

A variety of quick assessments identify your falls risk and how you can reduce them

  • Bring a current list of medications if you’d like a pharmacist to review them with you
  • No charge.
  • Saturday, September 16th from 10 AM – 2 PM MDT
  • St. Luke’s Plaza
    800 E Park Blvd
    Boise, ID

    • Free parking and handicapped accessible
    • Enter through the central plaza main doors by the fountain

Fall Prevention Awareness Fair hosted by Kootenai Health

Join us for a free event to learn how you can help reduce your risk for falls. Hear from experts about senior safety, fall prevention, fitness, health awareness and more!

  • Light refreshments will be served
  • Bring your medication list
  • Wear loose fitting clothing and comfortable shoes to participate in easy and fun exercise and risk assessments.
  • No registration. No charge.
  • Friday, September 22nd from 11 AM – 2 PM PDT
  • Held at Kootenai Health, Health Resource Center
    2003 Kootenai Health Way
    Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
  • Free parking and handicapped accessible
    • Questions? Contact Kelly Bourland at (208) 625-5722 or trauma@kh.org

Stay Informed: Falls Risk Assessment as a Matter of Practice

This seminar is designed for healthcare students and practicing professionals. The prevalence of falls and fall-related injuries that can be reduced when addressed as part of primary prevention are reviewed. Simple risk assessments that can be done during a clinic or in-home visit are discussed. Resources an at-risk person can be referred to for treatment and education to prevent falls are provided. The goal is to encourage clinicians to integrate falls risk assessment and appropriate interventions into their everyday practice.

Wednesday, 9/20/2023, noon – 1 PM MDT

Held in cooperation with the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) and the Internal Medicine Student Association

Expert presenters: Dr. Rodney Bates (ICOM), Tobie Strong (St. Luke’s), Erin A. Olsen (ICOA)

Offered in person for ICOM students. Provided via Zoom for others.

Register: Via Zoom

Stay Healthy: Simple Steps to Improve Balance & Prevent Falls

In this seminar, simple, at-home exercises are demonstrated, both standing and sitting, that allow a person to gain strength, balance, and flexibility, the combination of which is the key to preventing falls.

Tuesday, 9/19/2023, 10 AM – 11 AM MDT (60 minutes)

Expert facilitators: Michelle Butterfield, Fit & Fall Proof ® coordinator and Kate Wilson, LPN

Register: Via Zoom

Stay Informed: Why Falls Matter and how to Prevent Them

Stay Informed: Why Falls Matter and how to Prevent Them

  • Audience: Public, consumers, caregivers, community members
  • Tuesday, September 20th
  •  10 AM – 11:30 AM MDT
    Panelists: Dr. Rodney bates, Dr. Kaitlyn Kinahan, Callie Miller,  and Kaitlyn  Gains, RD