Check out the incredible initiatives organizations across Ontario and beyond are planning for Fall Prevention Month.
More fall prevention events and education opportunities can be found on the Loop event calendar.
A great country meal followed by fall prevention presentations at Teeswater and area Diner's club.Event Details
NL Balance and Dizziness Centre is hosting a fall prevention information Booth at the Avalon Mall in St.John's Newfoundland on November 9th from 9am to 9pm. It is a great opportunity to learn everything there is about falls including prevention, interventions, myths, risk factors, and much more!Event Details
Presentation on Ways that we can all participate in preventing falls.Event Details
This webinar will systematically consider the underlying factors that may underlie balance symptoms as well their interactions, in order to identify novel treatment strategies for Parkinson's Disease and fall prevention.Event Details
A brief presentation on the benefits of walking with poles followed by a hands-on demonstration and chance to "test drive" walking poles.Event Details
Extraordinary steps: What's unique about falls and falls prevention in advanced dementia (Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, 246 Bloor St. W., Room SK 422)
Falls and their sequelae are a major contributor to loss of independence and function in older adults in the advanced stages of dementia. Most falls prevention approaches have not been evaluated in this particular population, and may have unintended consequences. In this presentation, Dr. Iaboni will present a multidimensional and dynamic framework for understanding why people with advanced dementia fall, and discuss approaches aimed at resolving the tension between striving for safety and preserving freedom of action and dignity.Event Details
A brief presentation followed by a hands-on demonstration and the opportunity to "test-drive" walking poles.Event Details