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Awareness and Acceptance; Keys in Preventing Costly Falls

Every year, thirty percent of Canadian seniors will experience a fall (that’s over 1.7 million) and fifty percent of those occur in the home (1). Unfortunately, many more will fall and not report the incident or the related injuries to their health care provider due to a number of factors including pride or stigma. Falls account for […]

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Fall Prevention – Eliminate The Fears of Falling

As we age, the risk of falling increases, and with that, a fear of what seems like the inevitable. A fall. This fear could be developed through a previous personal experience, witnessing an accident or an overall sense of physical weakness. Regardless, this fear is completely rational and common, because yes, falls do happen. In […]

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The Other Side to Age in Place

Staying Independent Aging in place is most recognised for outfitting a home to be inclusive and flexible for individuals to age in while staying independent. However, there is more to this concept than just remodelling your home. This article will look into the other elements to successfully age in place. Healthy Living Although a home may […]

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Aging in Place – Village to Village

Aging in Place Aging in place is a very interesting and trending concept. In one way, aging in place is the idea of developing a living space that is accessible, flexible and inclusive. This is done to accommodate an individual’s changing needs to stay independent as they grow old. In another way, it is developing environments […]

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