November 6, 2017 – 7 p.m.
McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg
To assist in planning seating RSVP to: Research_Communications@umanitoba.ca
or call 204-474-6689
In older adults, falls are a leading cause of injuries, depression, and death. Yet there are many ways to reduce the risk. In this panel, experts from the Centre on Aging’s Falls Prevention Research Group will discuss what causes people to fall and strategies you can use in your daily life to prevent falls.
Dr. Michelle Porter
Director, Centre on Aging, Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Management
Dr. Kathryn Sibley
Assistant Professor, Canada Research Chair in Integrated Knowledge Translation in Rehabilitation Sciences, Department of Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
Dr. Jon Singer
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Management
Dr. Sandra Webber
Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences