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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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Finding Balance BC Dec 2
Fall Prevention Month is over, but that doesn't mean you should stop moving! Take advice from a "fit fella":
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Finding Balance BC Nov 30
Thank YOU for YOUR excellent links, articles, and messages!
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Finding Balance BC Nov 30
Today is the last day of Fall Prevention Month. Want to stay active year-round? Get ready for the !
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Finding Balance BC Nov 28
Fall Prevention Month is almost over! It takes a community to prevent a fall. That's why we're giving a shout out to Ontario:
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Finding Balance BC Nov 28
Friday! A falls prevention mobile clinic in .
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Finding Balance BC Nov 23
What a great program that helps prevent falls among in-residence older adults!
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BCIRPU Nov 20
Tomorrow (Wed) at 12 PM PST: Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose will discuss how improving cognitive function can reduce falls. Join in:
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Finding Balance BC Nov 19
Only about 11% of older men meet recommended guidelines for physical activity. Learn about a West Vancouver program that is looking to change that:
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Finding Balance BC Nov 16
Do you care for an older adult or ? Learn how to care for those at risk.
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IMPACT Parkinson’s Nov 14
Replying to @StopFallsBC
Thanks for sharing! This event is for all of Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley! Everyone welcome.
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Finding Balance BC Nov 14
If you live in New Westminster, this is a great event!
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Finding Balance BC Nov 14
On Wednesday, November 21, Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose will discuss how improving cognitive function can reduce falls. Learn more about this upcoming webinar:
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VCH Research Nov 14
For seniors, most falls happen at home. But you can prevent falls by reducing trip and slip hazards, like cluttered areas and wet floor. Here are more ways to :
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Finding Balance BC Nov 14
Replying to @ImpactParkinson
No problem!
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Finding Balance BC Nov 13
Seniors falls cost our health care system approximately $558 million a year. Learn more:
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Acclaim Health Nov 13
Tip Number 2: Use medication as directed after speaking with a medical professional Certain meds used in conjunction may result in dizziness, increasing your risk of falling.
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Finding Balance BC Nov 11
The way some medications affect you can change and increase your risk of falling with age
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Finding Balance BC Nov 10
Falls are the leading cause of injury‐related deaths and hospitalizations for seniors
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Finding Balance BC Nov 10
Assess your risk of falling with this great checklist
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