Falls Are a Leading Cause of Injury- Let’s Talk Prevention

Did you know that in Canada falls are the leading cause of injury amoung older Canadians?  And that 20-30% of seniors experience one or more falls each year? Falls are also the number one cause of both brain and spinal cord injury in seniors.

November is Fall Prevention Month and we want to share with you some of the ways an Occupational Therapist can work with seniors to help prevent this danger.

In the following episode of our OT-V video series we discuss some ways to reduce the risk of falls and help keep you and your loved ones safe.

Learn more about safety for seniors on our Healthy Seniors page.