Mitigating Frailty: Opportunities in Home Care from a Therapist Perspective
Date: Thursday, October 13th, 2022
Time: 8:00-9:00 am
Platform: Zoom Meeting
Cost: Members are FREE, Non-Members are $45
-Identify risk factors and indicators of frailty in older adults.
-Describe the impact of frailty in the geriatric population.
-Discuss the role of physical therapy in addressing frailty.
-Identify evidence-based therapy interventions to mitigate frailty which are feasible in a home-health setting
About our Speaker:
Linda McAllister PT, DPT
Geriatric Trained and Certified Clinical Specialist
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Geriatric Physical Therapy
Certified Exercise Expert for the Aging Adult
Certified Expert in Applied Geriatric Neurology
Certified Oasis Specialist – Clinical
Linda McAllister, PT, DPT, GCS, GTCCS, FSOAE received her doctorate in physical therapy from Arcadia University, is a board-certified geriatric specialist and holds several additional geriatric certifications. She is a lecturer with Great Seminars and Books, an adjunct faculty member with Arcadia University, and a clinical researcher. She has clinical experience in SNF, home health and outpatient geriatric settings and currently employed with Evergreen Health.