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Care Partner Training Class Series



Stay Steady: Understanding Aging, Cognition, Balance & Gait

March 8, 2023
As we age, many will experience changes in balance and gait. When Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias are present, this can complicate things even further! Join us to learn more about balance and gait changes, along with ways to improve mobility at home!


Dr. Julie Ries, PT PhD
Dr. Ries is a physical therapist, educator, and researcher with a special interest in rehabilitation for individuals with dementia. She is a Professor of Physical Therapy and Senior Research Fellow in the Center for Optimal Aging at Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. Julie has provided presentations nationally and internationally on rehabilitation for older adults with dementia and is especially interested in balance and falls. She has a longstanding relationship with Insight Memory Care Center, involving research and educational activities, and is excited to join the Care Partners group to discuss fall prevention.





"After meeting with you, I've changed my approach in dealing with her memory loss, and my wife and I are so much happier."