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Webinar Empowering the muscle to prevent falls

November 10, 2022

Muscle health is of upmost importance to maintain many organ systems, and therewith to our ageing process. The lecture will highlight the pathophysiology of muscle health decline and its consequences ...

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World Falls Guidelines – Age & Ageing

September 30, 2022

‘It takes a child one year to acquire independent movement and ten years to acquire independent mobility. An old person can lose both in a day’ – Professor Bernard Isaacs (1924–1995) This ...

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Fall Awareness week – 19 – 25 sept 2022

September 9, 2022

The issue of patient deconditioning has never been more important. Accident and emergency (A&E) teams, for example, have reported increases in unplanned admissions of patients with more complex ne...

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STEADI – Older Adult Fall Prevention – CDC

August 19, 2022

Empowering Healtcare Providers to Reduce Fall Risks. As a healthcare provider, you can use CDC’s STEADI initiative to help reduce fall risk among your older patients. Learn more about STEADI and dis...

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BMC Geriatrics – Map the APPs

December 6, 2021

Exercise interventions, particularly those targeting strength and balance, are effective in preventing falls in older people. Activity levels are generally below recommended levels and reduce with age...

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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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