New Items of Interest

Gait aids and people with dementia

October 12, 2021

October 2021 blog post written by Dr. Susan Hunter and Marguerite Oberle Thomas, RN., BScN. Research has shown that people with dementia can learn new skills like exercises or using a mobility aid thr...

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Global Guidelines for Falls in Older Adults

July 19, 2021

There’s international action on fall prevention and management practice guidelines, headed by Canadian fall prevention expert¬†Dr Montero-Odasso of Western University, London, Ontario, Canada Ne...

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WHO: Step Safely

June 11, 2021

Falls take the lives of 684 000 people each year. Beyond the death toll, 172 million more people experience disabilities arising from a fall each year. Falls are not only a significant global public h...

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