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Affordable Housing in South Florida, slip and fall prevention, exercise tips

Episode 331: 08-27-15

On this week’s show, we sit with industry leader Michael Wohl about affordable housing in South Florida, Dr. Alberto Caban-Martinez shares results on fall-reducing exercises, and Terek Maddox has more fitness tips for us.

Affordable housing in South Florida

Michael D. Wohl, Partner, Pinnacle Housing Group, is a second-generation real estate developer. Mr. Wohl is a recognized industry leader in devising approaches to developing affordable housing in an urban environment. He is chairman of the distinguished Urban Land Institute’s Center for Workforce Housing.

Established in 1997, Pinnacle Housing Group is a full-service real estate development company committed to solving the critical need for affordable housing in the Southeast United States’ urban centers, suburban areas and rural communities. With portfolio in excess of 8,000 units concentrated in Florida, Texas and Mississippi, Pinnacle has grown responsibly into one of the most successful and productive developers of affordable housing in the United States, consistently ranked in Affordable Housing Finance magazine’s “Top 50” list annually for nearly a decade.

We discuss affordable housing in South Florida.

Slip and fall prevention

Our special UHealth guest is Dr. Alberto Caban-Martinez, D.O., Ph.D., M.P.H., C.P.H., assistant professor of public health sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. In addition to his ergonomics practice at UM, he is an occupational epidemiologist whose research has focused on work-related health trends. He also serves as the director of the musculoskeletal disorders and occupational health lab and Associate Director of the Miami Occupational Research Group.

He recently conducted a study showing that exercise is shown to reduce slips, trips, falls and injury among middle-aged adults (45-64) – just as it does for seniors.

Exercise tips

Terek Maddox trains future NFL Hall of Famer Frank Gore and the Miami Dolphins’ Lamar Miller. He has more fitness tips for us.

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