Seminar: The Fallout: Research & Practical Tips for Preventing Falls


Seminar: The Fallout: Research & Practical Tips for Preventing Falls

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November 06, 2017, 17:36 to: 21:30
McNally Robinson Booksellers 1120 Grant Avenu Winnipeg Manitoba
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Seminar: The Fallout: Research & Practical Tips for Preventing Falls

Team: Events, Training & News

Location: McNally Robinson Booksellers 1120 Grant Avenu Winnipeg Manitoba

November 06, 2017, 17:36 to: 21:30

Description


In older adults, falls are a leading cause of injuries, depression, and death. Yet there are many ways to reduce the risk. In this panel, experts from the Centre on Aging’s Falls Prevention Research Group will discuss what causes people to fall and strategies you can use in your daily life to prevent falls.

MODERATOR

Dr. Michelle Porter
Director, Centre on Aging, Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Management

PANELISTS

Dr. Kathryn Sibley
Assistant Professor, Canada Research Chair in Integrated Knowledge Translation in Rehabilitation Sciences, Department of Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Dr. Jon Singer
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Management

Dr. Sandra Webber
Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

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Location: 1120 Grant Avenu, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada