ArticleMobility Training for the Older AdultMay, Bella J. EdD, PT, FAPTAAuthor Information Corresponding author: Bella J. May, EdD, PT, FAPTA, President, BJM Enterprices, PC, 10745 Dulsie Lane, Dublin, CA 94568 (e-mail: [email protected]). Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation: July 2003 - Volume 19 - Issue 3 - p 191-198 Buy Abstract A mobility training program based on motor control and motor learning theories helps the older adult regain independence at the highest possible level regardless of disability. The concepts underlying this approach and the key elements for individuals with a variety of mobility and stability difficulties are described. The program is goal oriented and the therapist facilitates the patient to select and try various solutions to accomplish a stability or mobility task in a smooth and integrated manner. Prosthetic training exemplifies a mobility training program based on motor control and motor learning theories. © 2003 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.