Join Dr. Fabio Feldman on November 24, 2016 for a webinar on new and emerging technologies to prevent injuries from falls. New technologies are changing the way we look at prevention of falls and injuries. From simple wearable devices that detect falls to complex systems that deploy body airbags in case of a fall, this presentation […]
November 7-13, 2015 has officially been declared Fall Prevention Week in BC!
A healthy lifestyle is key to aging well and in place. Join researchers from the Centre for Hip Health & Mobility (CHHM) and the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (DMCBH) for “Aging, Mobility and Brain Health,” an interactive and informative evening where researchers in aging and mobility will speak about their current research and […]
Fall-related injuries are among the top health concerns for seniors and aging Canadians. To encourage fall prevention, Fraser Health’s Fall Prevention Mobile Clinic is pleased to invite seniors to take advantage of a free assessment to discover whether they are at risk of fall-related injury. The clinic offers a 90-minute consultation with health care professionals and includes […]
The Seniors’ Fall Prevention Awareness Week campaign needs your help! Please take a few minutes to complete our brief survey about the 2015 campaign. As you may know, the Seniors’ Fall Prevention Awareness Week campaign was held across British Columbia and was hosted by the British Columbia Falls & Injury Prevention Coalition (BCFIPC). The official […]