Classes & Events

Thu

17

Jan 2019

Queen's Speaking of Health at West Oahu: Preventing Falls - How to Be Safe

The Queen's Medical Center - West Oahu

Time 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM

Date: Thursday, January 17, 2019

Preventing Falls: How to Be Safe!

One in four older Americans falls every year, and falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for those age 65 and older, according to the National Council on Aging.

Learn how you can be safe, or how to protect a family member, with Dr. Kristin Fernandez, Medical Director, After Hours Center West.

  • What causes falls?
  • What can you do to reduce the risk?
  • What exercises can help?
  • How can you create a safe environment?

Kristin Fernandez, MD is a board-certified internist and pediatrician, and West Oahu resident. She is Medical Director of Pediatrics and After Hours at Queen’s – West Oahu, and serves as the lead physician for the After Hours Center.

Seating is limited. Free parking available. Light refreshments to be served.

Register online today or call 808-691-7117 to reserve your space.

Location


91-2141 Fort Weaver Road
Ewa Beach, HI 96706
Main Lobby