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 […]
Registration is now open for the Watch Your Step 2016 Fall Prevention Conference, which this year is being hosted in Calgary on May 16th and 17th. The conference features an agenda focused on the latest fall prevention programs, research and updates. It is a chance to find out what’s new, learn about successful programs from across the […]
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 Safety Superheroes Program is an intergenerational fall prevention program that invites children to learn about fall prevention and home safety through fun, interactive games, reading activities and in-school presentations. Created through partnership between Fraser Health and Vancouver Coastal Health, the Safety Superheroes Program encourages children to make their homes safer for their grandparents by teaching them […]