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Protecting yourself from medication-related falls

  • Categories: Primary Care, Wellness

About This Event

  • Event Type:Lectures & Special Events

This presentation will cover falls statistics for older adults, identify risk factors for falls, explore medications as risk factors and discuss strategies for preventing medication-related falls.

Presenter: Ira Gupta is a pharmacist at the Boulder Community Health’s Foothills Hospital. She is board certified in geriatric pharmacy and also works as a consultant pharmacist in the long-term care setting, where she helps improve outcomes for older adults by optimizing their medication regimens.

Following the presentation and a short break, BCH will also provide a short panel discussion with a physical therapist, occupational therapist and speech-language pathologist on cognitive fitness, home safety and balance and how you can reduce your risk of falls.

Boulder County Fall Prevention Week Schedule:

Provided by Boulder Community Health in partnership with City of Boulder, Older Adult Services

  • Price: Free
  • Registration Instructions:

    To register online, please visit

    To register by phone, please call the West Age Well Center at 303-441-3148