Move, Improve, Remove Posters and Webinar series for FPM 2023!
Posted September 11, 2023
Loop is hosting a webinar series to celebrate the launch of new posters promoting fall prevention and healthy aging!
The posters are available in English and French at https://www.fallpreventionmonth.ca/2023posters. They are aimed at older adults and designed to be posted in a variety of settings (e.g., hospitals, clinic waiting rooms, pharmacies, community buildings, long-term care and retirement facilities etc.).
The webinar series will focus on the poster’s three calls to action: Move your body, improve your health, and remove hazards.
Move your body
Exercise and Physical Activity to Reduce the Risk of Falls
Dr. Tina Ziebart | Assistant Professor, Western University in the School of Physical Therapy
Nov. 7, 2023 | 12-1pm ET
This webinar will review the current evidence and provide some clinical pearls of wisdom on how exercise can help to reduce the risk of falls. Find out more and register.
Improve your health
Medication Considerations for Fall Prevention and Fall-Related Injury
Chris Fan-Lun | Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Nov. 16, 2023 | 12-1pm ET
This webinar will explore the structured approach to medication review to improve identification of fall risk increasing drugs (FRIDs) and the role of deprescribing to reduce fall risk. Medication management considerations of fall-related injuries will be discussed in a case-based format. Find out more and register.
Reducing the Risk of Falls by Removing Environmental Hazards: An Evidence-based Approach
Nancy Edwards | Distinguished Professor and Professor Emerita, University of Ottawa
Nov. 28, 2023 | 12-1pm ET
This webinar will focus on detecting, reducing, and removing fall risk hazards in the built environment. Evidence-based advocacy, educational, and behavioural approaches to reduce environmental hazards will be discussed. Find out more and register.