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Foot Health Talks

Join Dr. Jay Seidel, DPM, for a foot health educational talk series throughout 2016 from noon to 1 p.m., on a variety of topics at some of BCDA senior centers.

Topics

  1. Diabetes and its foot complications - Too much glucose, also called sugar, in your blood from diabetes can cause nerve damage and poor blood flow, which can lead to serious foot problems.
         
  2. Wound care and wound management - Podiatrists are in a unique position to be able to deliver the highest quality care to people suffering from foot wounds. This is due to the fact that podiatrists are experts in anatomy and biomechanics of the foot with background in both medicine and surgery
         
  3. F​all prevention - For adults 65 and over, falls are the leading cause of injury-related death. Each year, more than one-third of older adults fall. Studies have shown that foot pain is associated with a risk of falling in men and women. Explains what you can do to prevent falls related to your feet.

Information and Registration

To register for a presentation or for more information please contact the senior center directly.

Senior Center

Date

Topic

Seven Oaks

Wednesday, July 20

Wound care and wound management

Essex

Tuesday, July 12

Fall prevention

Overlea

Wednesday, August 31

Fall prevention

Edgemere

Monday, September 19

Fall prevention

Ateaze

Thursday, September 22

Fall prevention


 

Revised June 6, 2016        

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