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Ongoing programs and interventions

NewSnow Angels

Snow Angels provides a way for older adults in Stratford to request assistance with shovelling. Snow Angels (i.e. community members) register to be volunteer snow shovellers and get connected to older adults who request the service.

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Minds in Motion

Minds in Motion is a physical activity and brain stimulation program for people with dementia and their care partners.

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Walk This Way - First Nations Kit

The Walk This Way First Nations Kit was developed to support individuals in making walking a regular part of their life. The Leader’s Guide will support individuals working in public health, community health, education, and recreation by providing them with the information needed to promote walking and to start and maintain walking programs in their communities.

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NewCanadian Centre for Activity and Aging

The Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging promotes physical activity and the well-being of older adults through a combination of educational resources and community-based programs.

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Newthehealthline.ca

thehealthline.ca is a website for Ontario patients, doctors, and health care providers to get accurate and up-to-date information about health services in their communities, including services in fall prevention.

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Too Fit to Fracture

Too Fit to Fracture is a series of resources (videos, booklets and webcasts) to help healthcare and fitness professionals design exercise plans for people with osteoporosis and/or fragility fractures, and for individuals to track and monitor their own progress.

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Bone Fit™

Bone Fit is an evidence-informed exercise training workshop, designed for healthcare professionals and exercise practitioners to provide training on the most appropriate, safe and effective methods to prescribe and progress exercise for people with osteoporosis.

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Age-Friendly Communities

This website from the Public Health Agency of Canada describes the Age-Friendly Communities initiative, explains what makes a community age-friendly and provides information about Canadian communities who are striving to support the health and well-being of older people.

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Falls Toolkit

This toolkit is designed to aid facilities in developing a comprehensive falls prevention program.

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Safer Healthcare Now! Getting Started Kit

This Safer Healthcare Now! Fall Prevention/Injury Reduction Getting Started Kit is intended to be a guide to assist professionals working across all health sectors (acute, long term care and home health care) to implement fall prevention/injury reduction programs for individuals > 65 years of age.

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