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Fall prevention for older adults with cognitive impairment

Date: Nov 8, 2018 Times: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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Did you know that those who are cognitively impaired are four to five times more likely to fall than those who are not?

According to the Alzheimer Society, these falls carry three-times higher risk for fracture, and a five-times higher risk of hospitalization or transition to a long-term care setting. 

Join a panel of experts as they discuss what is needed to mitigate the risk of falls, particularly in those who are vulnerable. 

Register to reserve your spot: fallsfrailty.eventbrite.ca

Nov
2018

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