Description of O&M for Independent Living: Exercise and Fitness Strategies for Older Adults
O&M for Independent Living: Exercise and Fitness Strategies for Older Adults is the second in a series of webinars entitled, O&M for Independent Living: Orientation and Mobility Strategies for Older Adults with Visual Impairments. This webinar highlights how activity and exercise contribute not only to fitness and good health, but to better orientation and mobility for the older adult with visual impairment. Other topics discussed include:
- fall prevention
- fitness activities and accommodations
- personal and environmental safety
Vision professionals, related service professionals, rehabilitation counselors, and family members all should find this information useful.
Our presenter is Laura Bozeman, Ph.D., COMS©, CLVT© who currently serves as an Associate Professor and Director of Vision Studies at UMass Boston. Dr. Bozeman entered the vision profession in 1974 as an Orientation & Mobility Specialist in Texas. After working in direct service for 20 years, she received her Masters and Doctoral degrees from the University of Texas-Austin. Dr. Bozeman has been involved with the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AERBVI) on the Chapter, Division, and International levels for many years. She also serves on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness (JVIB) and the International Journal of Orientation & Mobility (IJOM).
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This webinar contains the following components:
Synchronized audio and slide text
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