Please join Calgary Health Foundation on October 18 for TalkHealth: Fall Prevention. October 13 is the deadline to get your spot, be sure to register as seating is limited!
We are heading into slippery season. Come and learn about the connection between weather patterns and injuries in Calgary, and hear about tips and tricks to strengthen your balance, posture and core strength.
Wednesday, October 18, 2023
Light refreshments: 5:00 p.m.
Presentations: 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
The Carriage House Inn
9030 Macleod Trail South
Calgary, AB T2H0M4
Come and hear from:
Dr. Neil White, M.D., Orthopaedic Surgeon & Research Lead, South Health Campus, will share his research on fall prevention. Dr. White is working on establishing connections between weather patterns in Calgary and increased injury from falls. The goal is to provide simple prevention strategies and better allocate resources to provide the best care possible during surges in orthopaedic trauma volume.
Alberta Health Services Move ’n Mingle Fall Prevention Exercise Program Facilitators will be sharing information on their 45-minute group exercise program, which takes place twice weekly, at a number of sites throughout the city. Classes include a combination of seated and standing exercises, and highlight balance, posture, and leg and core strength. The focus is on making day-to-day activities easier, helping individuals remain independent, and reduce the risk of falling.
Seating is limited, so please RSVP by October 13, 2023.