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1 in 2 Older People With Dementia Suffers From Falls

May 12, 2023

Safiyyah Okoye, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, Dornsife School of Public Health, and the Drexel FIRST cohort, was mentioned in a May 11 Knowridge Science Report article about research she co-authored on potential fall-risk factors — including environmental, health and function — in older community-living adults in the U.S., both with and without dementia.

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Okoye was also quoted in a May 2 Philadelphia Inquirer story about a Mt. Airy community babysitting co-op.

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