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.


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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Beyond the Break: Part 1

Osteoporosis Canada and Women’s College Hospital are offering Beyong the Break, a virtual education series for healthcare professionals. Part: Importance of Exercise, Strength Training, Balance and Posture Training for Fall Prevention Date: December 9, 2016 Time:  11:00 a.m. – noon CST (noon – 1:00 p.m. EST) Speaker: Lora Giangregorio, PhD,. . .

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Self-Care for the Caregiver Conference

Caregiving with Confidence is planning a one-day conference for caregivers and other stakeholders. Date:  Thursday January 19, 2017 Time: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Victoria Inn, 1808 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg For full program and registration information go to caregiver conference Jan 2017

November 7-13, 2016 Proclaimed Falls Prevention Week

November 7 – November 13th, 2016 has officially been proclaimed Falls Prevention Week for Older Adults in Manitoba Each year, the Government of Manitoba proclaims the first week of November as Falls Prevention Week for Older Adults. The goal is to raise awareness about preventing falls and injuries among older. . .

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