While anyone can fall at any time, children under 5 years of age and older adults are more likely to be seriously injured.
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Updated curriculum! We are pleased to announce the first offering of the revised 2017 version of the Canadian Fall Prevention Curriculum. This new course and accompanying textbook reflect extensive revisions from current evidence on fall risk assessment and prevention, as well as fresh approaches to successful and sustainable interventions based on proven. . .
Canada’s technology and aging network Click here to watch webinar: Predicting and Preventing Falls using Technology July 5, 2018 Speakers: Dr. Steve Robinovitch, Professor, Simon Fraser University, Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology and School of Engineering Science Falls are the largest cause of injuries in adults over age 65. Webinar participants will learn about new technologies. . .
AGE-WELL’s first five-year mandate ends in 2020. To prepare for the next phase of the network, we have begun a strategic planning process that will enable us to define our priorities for 2020-2025. The next stage in the process consists of engaging in a dialogue with stakeholders across Canada. This. . .