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Falls Prevention Santa Clara: Social Isolation and the Impact to our Physical Wellbeing

June 10, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Keynote Presenter: Patrick Arbore, EdD, Institute on Aging

This event is being presented in partnership with Seniors Agenda of Santa Clara County, Santa Clara DAAS, and Institute on Aging.  

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This special quarterly meeting of the FPSCC is open to all and will focus on transitioning to the “new normal” after over a year of pandemic restrictions. The topic, Social Isolation and the Impact to our Physical Wellbeing, will consider how we can create safe spaces to which staff and clients can return, as well as ways to assist and inspire everyone to get safely moving again. Highlights of best-practices Falls Prevention Programs will be shared. Please note: Though this program is geared towards professionals who serve older adults, all are welcome. The keynote speaker will be Patrick Arbore, EdD, IOA, who will explore how to move mental mindsets to increase physically moving for health.


Patrick Arbore, EdD, Founder of The Friendship Line and Director of the Center for Elderly Suicide Prevention and Grief Related Services (CESP)-–both programs at Institute on Aging. Dr. Arbore conducts workshops and presents lectures, both locally and nationally, and is the author of numerous articles and book chapters on a variety of aging-related topics. He has also been a Senior Lecturer at Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont, CA; an occasional Lecturer in the School of Social Welfare at the University of California, Berkeley; and an Adjunct Faculty member at The Wright Institute. Dr. Arbore is the recipient of several awards including: the 2013 Mental Health and Aging Award presented by the American Society on Aging; a Silver Medalist for Public Service sponsored by the Jefferson Award Regional Committee; and the 2016 Norma Satten Community Service Innovation Award for his commitment to human rights and community living.



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