Thinking about the changing seasons is a perfect opportunity to take steps to reduce falls in your home and during outdoor activities, says USC Leonard Davis Professor Jon Pynoos.
The USC Leonard Davis School’s biannual Morton Kesten Summit and yearly Universal Design Competition address the needs of individuals aging in place.
New America Media quoted USC Davis Professor Jon Pynoos in a story about preventing incidents of falling in older adults. Pynoos said researchers have learned that exercise programs, can improve balance and said homes are full of hazards that people don't recognize but can change.
The Chicago Tribune spoke with Professor Jon Pynoos about preventing falls with changes in the home and exercise to improve balance.
By making simple home modifications older adults can prevent accents, reduce health and long term care costs, facilitate caregiving and support independent living, says USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology expert Jon Pynoos.
To mark National Fall Prevention Day on September 22, Professor Jon Pynoos offers tips to avoid falls when enjoying the outdoors this season.
Jon Pynoos’ connection with a 73-year-old leads to a life of helping aging adults and people with disabilities.