The Cost of Injury in Canada 2021 was created by Parachute in collaboration with the BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit, and quantifies the cost of different types of injuries – including seniors falls – from a societal perspective, including costs related to deaths, hospitalization, ER visits as well as disability. The report is available […]
It’s the end of November, and almost the end of Canada’s Seniors’ Fall Prevention Awareness Month 2019. Can you tell the difference between a seniors’ fall prevention myth and fact? Learn the truth about the most common seniors’ fall prevention myths. Myth: Falls just happen when you get older, and there’s nothing you can do […]
For Christine Hinzmann, member and participant of the 55+ BC Games, physical activity remains an important part of her life.
Barrie Chapman, program manager with Fit Fellas, has some tips for older men who want to increase their levels of physical activity.
Pharmacist Glen Schoepp has some information on medications and how they can increase your risk of falling.