Who

is at risk?

While anyone can fall at any time, children under 5 years of age and older adults are more likely to be seriously injured.

What

can be done?

The good news is that we know what puts people at risk of falling and being injured. Therefore, we can help reduce the risk of falling. This website provides information to help individuals, families, and professionals prevent falls in a variety of settings.

News & Events

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Exercise for Fall Prevention Consultation Report now available

On January 24th, about 40 invitees from across the province came together to brainstorm new ideas for ways to reduce fall-related injury through accessible and affordable balance and strength exercise options for older adults. the full-day session was hosted by Healthy Living and Haelthy Populations Branch of Manitoba Health, Seniors. . .

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Helping Families Care for Seniors Workshop

Are your parents aging and needing more help?  Are you supporting an aging friend or family member? Are you feeling overwhelmed? This workshop will help you handle what’s ahead. Take away a toolbox full of information, tips and local resources. When: Saturday, April 22, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Where:  River. . .

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Fall Prevention Community of Practice – LOOP

LOOP Community of Practice (CoP) strives to create supportive communities across Canada where adults enjoy quality of life and maintain their independence through the prevention of falls. Practitioners, caregivers, researchers, older adult groups and policy planners working for the health and care of older adults are encouraged to sign up. . .

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