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[Video] Seniors Can Be Fraud-Fighting, Scam-Busting Superheroes, Too

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)

Fraudsters often target the elderly population, hoping to get their hands on seniors' hard-earned money. This video shows senior citizens what to look out for so they won't become victims of frauds and scams. It also provides tips for loved ones to help keep their elderly family and friends safe fro

[Resource] National Caregiving Survey – Summary of findings

Canadian Centre for Caregiving Excellence

To better understand the current experiences of caregivers and care providers across Canada, the Canadian Centre for Caregiving Excellence worked with Leger Communications to develop and deliver a pan-Canadian survey.The National Caregiving Survey summary of findings is the first data release from t

[Podcast] Age-Friendly Technologies

Coming of Age: Meeting the needs of our aging population

Click HERE to listen to this podcastAs the first of the Baby Boomers soon turn 80, how can technology enhance their lives and help them stay home? Finding the right tools, that make life simpler and easier, is key.In this episode, Donna Duncan is joined by Mike Agerbo, a digital living expert and f

[Resource] Connecting generations: planning and implementing interventions for intergenerational contact

World Health Organization

OverviewAgeism exists when “age” is used to categorize individuals and create social divisions, with ensuing injustice and harm and lack of solidarity across generations. Ageism is highly detrimental to our health and well-being and imposes a heavy cost on societies. The World Health Organizatio

[Recorded Webinar] Exercise and Physical Activity to Reduce the Risk of Falls


WEBINAR DESCRIPTION: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.Dr. Ziebart specializes in working with people with osteoporosis, so specific guidelines will be shared on how exercise can help to reduce

[Resource] How to Lower Your Fall Risk

Government of Canada

Falls can be a serious risk to your health and safety. Here are some tips on how to avoid falls:Stop and smell the roses: take your time, don't rush when walking or getting upKeep stairs and walkways free of clutter, ice or snowUse hand rails and grab bars to keep you steady on your feetBala

[Resource] Stop Falls - Staying Independent Checklist

Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario

Click HERE to access this resource

[Resource] Hip Protectors Work!

Interior Health

See attached PDF doccument

[Resource] Stay on your Feet - Parkinson's

UBC Pacific Parkinson's Research Centre

Falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations and injury related deaths. Falls are also the major reason for admission to a residential care facility. A fall can happen to anyone, anywhere, anytime. Having Parkinson’s will increase your risk. Although not everyone experiences fall


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