Health leaders focus on fall prevention in Danville seminar

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DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) Did you know, every 20 minutes an older adult dies from a fall, and one third of adults over 65 fall each year?

Health leaders in Danville want people to know, so they organized Tuesday's Fall Prevention Seminar .

Four speakers focused on staying fit, rehab, cancer, and getting the most out of exercise.

They say it's all part of keeping well and improving your quality of life.

"Pertains to health, pertains to nutrition, pertains to spirituality. And each of us will define the quality of life independently, " Tyton BioSciences Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder Iulian Bobe said.

The Danville Police Department is rolling out a new Medical Safety ID program.

Contact the police department if a family member needs an ID.