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Loop Fall Prevention Month Webinar Series: Move, Improve, Remove!

November 16, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Loop Fall Prevention Month Webinar Series

Loop is hosting a webinar series to celebrate the launch of new posters promoting fall prevention and healthy aging!

The webinar series will focus on the poster’s three calls to action:
Move your body, improve your health, and remove hazards.

Please click on any of the webinar series headings below for more information and sign up links.

 

 

Move Your Body: Exercise and Physical Activity to Reduce the Risk of Falls

Webinar 1 of 3

Nov. 7, 2023 | 12-1pm ET
Dr. Tina Ziebart | Assistant Professor, Western University in the School of Physical Therapy

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 here

Improve Your Health: Medication Considerations for Fall Prevention and Fall-Related Injury

Webinar 2 of 3

Nov. 16, 2023 | 12-1pm ET
Chris Fan-Lun | Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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.

Remove Hazards Reducing the Risk of Falls by Removing Environmental Hazards - An Evidence-based Approach

Webinar 3 of 3

Nov. 28, 2023 | 12-1pm ET
Nancy Edwards | Distinguished Professor and Professor Emerita, University of Ottawa

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.