It’s the end of November, and almost the end of Canada’s Seniors’ Fall Prevention Awareness Month 2019. Can you tell the difference between a seniors’ fall prevention myth and fact? Learn the truth about the most common seniors’ fall prevention myths. Myth: Falls just happen when you get older, and there’s nothing you can do […]
Here are some updates in fall prevention we’ve been following this summer. Seniors may need new shoes to avoid pain, prevent falls – National Post New research on shoe fitting for older adults: “Shoes that are too narrow or too small can cause pain, but shoes that are too loose can result in lower gait […]
A UBC study found that a home exercise program can reduce the rate of falls in at-risk seniors.
Did you notice some new content on findingbalancebc.ca in French?
For Christine Hinzmann, member and participant of the 55+ BC Games, physical activity remains an important part of her life.