Jason Crandall


K. Jason Crandall, Ph.D (he, his) is an Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Center for Applied Science in Health & Aging at Western Kentucky University. With funding from the National Institutes of Health, the United States Center for Medicare and Medicaid, and the Retirement Research Foundation, his research focuses on public health and health promotion programs for older adults and other special populations. He is the creator of the evidence-based program, Bingocize®, a health promotion program that increases functional performance, health knowledge, cognition, and social engagement in older adults with various physical and cognitive abilities. Bingocize® is approved by the National Council on Aging and the United States Department of Agriculture as an evidence-based falls prevention program and obesity prevention program, respectively. Communities in over 40 U.S. states, and four other countries currently use the Bingocize® program.

10:45 AM PST

Friday April 8, 2022

LIVE - Falls Prevention: Past, Present, Future

Is there a place for technology in enhancing current falls prevention interventions? Let's consider how virtual interventions and technological innovations can enhance our practice when looking at improving balance and strength, home safety and falls education. Join us as Dr. Deborah Bolding leads this panel discussion and speaks about interventions of the past, current research, and new ways for us to help reduce falls.