Here are some updates in fall prevention we’ve been following this summer. Seniors may need new shoes to avoid pain, prevent falls – National Post New research on shoe fitting for older adults: “Shoes that are too narrow or too small can cause pain, but shoes that are too loose can result in lower gait […]
A UBC study found that a home exercise program can reduce the rate of falls in at-risk seniors.
Read the article for more tips on how to prevent falls.
Ms. Oakey talked about Seniors’ Fall Prevention Awareness Week, tips for preventing falls, and more.
Dr. Liu-Ambrose talked about fall prevention tips, causes of falls in older adults, and sex and gender differences in falls in British Columbia.