Fall Prevention Month: How You Can Help a Family Member

Posted on Nov 15, 2017 at 12:00 PM

As Closing the Gap recognizes the third year of Fall Prevention Month, we continuously strive to raise awareness of this important health risk that the elderly and physically limited populations face every day. Fall prevention is a collaborative effort between family members and the healthcare community. Together, we can make sure that our parents, grandparents, and family members are safe no matter where they are. Here are some important things we can all do to help lower the risk of falling.

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Topics: Fall Prevention Month, helping others, Healthcare in the Community, Awareness and Prevention, low mobility

Fall Prevention Month

Posted on Nov 17, 2016 at 12:20 PM

Did you know it's Fall Prevention Month in Ontario? True, it’s not something to have a party for. But what we should be happy about is the growing awareness of the effect of falls on the elderly. In order to celebrate the second year of Fall Prevention Month, we have assembled some helpful information about how you can prevent a slip and fall.

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Topics: Fall Prevention Month, prevention, nutrition, elderly, hazards, health

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