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Province-wide initiative to raise awareness of falls among seniors in . Falls Prevention Month is held annually in November
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BC Care Providers Feb 7
Just one hour a week of social interaction helps patients
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Finding Balance BC Feb 6
Keep your brain sharp! Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose explains
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Finding Balance BC Jan 9
January is Alzheimer's Awareness Month. Canadians with dementia face pervasive stigma:
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Finding Balance BC Jan 9
Do you work with older adults in long term care, acute care, home care or in the community? Take the Canadian course online via . Next course starts Jan 19:
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Finding Balance BC Jan 5
An interesting course from the Netherlands—teaching older adults how to fall and not to be afraid of falling. Would you take a class like this? (Don't try this at home.)
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BCIRPU Dec 29
Is your New Year's resolution to learn more about ? Sign up for our newsletter!
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Finding Balance BC Dec 29
Don't have a yet? Pledge to improve your strength and balance to prevent falls!
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Finding Balance BC Dec 20
For practitioners: Take the Canadian Curriculum course onlin starting Jan. 19:
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Fraser Health Dec 15
Keep calm and call 811. Check with HealthLinkBC’s 24 hour nurse line about your Influenza symptoms before heading to an ER. You’ll get advice fast.
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Finding Balance BC Dec 12
Don't forget to make your home safer -- for your care workers! Great resource:
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Fraser Health Dec 8
Dark Friday afternoons are worst for pedestrians. walking on your drive home from work
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BCIRPU Dec 5
We're looking for a Project Coordinator - Injury and Falls Prevention. Apply by Dec 8.
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Finding Balance BC Dec 4
A great story on the care team in the Fall Prevention program!
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Finding Balance BC Dec 1
Just because it's not Falls Prevention Month doesn't mean we stop working to prevent falls! We'll be sharing fall prevention tips year-round here on Twitter and our Facebook page.
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Finding Balance BC Nov 30
Exercise, exercise, exercise! On the last day of Fall Prevention Month, we want to leave you with some exercises you can do at home:
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UBC Media Relations Nov 29
study found elderly participants undertaking 5 weeks of Pilates had less chance of falling up to a year later because of improvements to their balance and posture:
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Finding Balance BC Nov 27
Great resource from - You CAN Prevent Falls!
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