DMCBH Falls Education Day

10:00am-3:00pm, Nov 20, 2018

Lobby, Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, 2215 Wesbrook Mall
Series: 
Falls Prevention Month

Please join us for the Centre for Brain Health Falls Education Day!

This event will provide education, research and resources around falls prevention, as well as an ability to see and try various assistive devices.

Join us for an informative day, which will include:

  • Learning how to identify hazards in your home and around your community
  • Check out your individual risk for falls, including a balance assessment
  • Try out various assistive devices like walking poles and other mobility aids
  • Connect with community partners who can show you aids such as walkers and grab bars
  • Learn about hip protectors, personal safety alarms, footwear and more!

No pre-registration required. Door prizes including gift cards for Café Ami, Foot Solutions and many more!

Events

No upcoming events.

Past Events

12:00pm-1:00pm, May 1, 2020

More details about Wellness Wednesday in May coming soon! 

 

6:00pm-7:30pm, Mar 10, 2020

12:00pm-2:00pm, Mar 4, 2020

Cultivating and maintaining social connections can improve happiness and wellbeing as we age.

12:30pm-2:00pm, Feb 12, 2020

Are you interested in learning more about how technology can help in your everyday life?

6:00pm-7:30pm, Feb 11, 2020

Bio: Dr. Evan Adams is of Tla’amin First Nation ancestry. In his role as CMO, Dr.

12:00pm-2:30pm, Feb 5, 2020

Creation of any kind has a meditative quality, and can help you clear your mind, figure out how you feel, or document your history.

11:30am-1:00pm, Jan 31, 2020

Do you want to take the fear out of conversations about driving? Are you curious what your options are if you feel you’re not safe to continue driving?

6:00pm-7:30pm, Jan 28, 2020

Summary: Around the world, countries are celebrating, worrying about and sometimes ignoring population aging.

11:00am-1:00pm, Jan 8, 2020

6:00pm-7:30pm, Jan 7, 2020

Summary: Life expectancy in the U.S. has dropped for three consecutive years, and life expectancy at birth in Canada has stopped rising.