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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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. . .
Mark Your Calendars! November is Fall Prevention Month and to help organizations and individuals in Winnipeg and beyond get ready, the Fall Prevention Partners have updated the Fall Prevention Toolkit. This will support individuals and organizations plan activities and share evidence-informed information in advance. New this year is a section on childhood falls (ages 0-6).. . .