Physical therapy training for older adults includes assessment, exercise prescription, and progression, all with appropriate monitoring.
All these skills can be utilized for older adults before injury happens, and physical therapists can play a key role in the prevention of injury, functional decline, and disability.
Learn more about the benefits of collaborating with physical therapists, including the positive impact on senior center programs and services offerings in this webinar on October 18.
Everyone wins, especially older adults when community-based organizations and physical therapists collaborate to build a continuum of health and wellness. This 30-minute webinar will describe the benefits of this collaboration from the perspective of senior center staff and physical therapists.
Get a better understanding on how to identify and engage with physical therapists in your community through a step-by-step process, as well as how to address potential barriers. After this webinar, you will know how to start the right conversation with the right physical therapist to build your community-clinical bridge.
By the end of the webinar, attendees will be able to:
- Describe the benefits of collaborating with physical therapy for senior centers and community-based organizations
- Describe effective ways to partner with physical therapists to improve older adult health and wellness programming and services
- Discuss potential barriers to meaningful partnership and strategies to overcome them