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Finding Balance NB
One of the best ways older adults can help maintain and enhance their well-being and independence is through a lifestyle that embraces physical activity. Please click on the following link for information and resources to help you stay active.
However, it's important to keep in mind that older adults at higher risk for falls may benefit more from participating in a specific type of physical activity program which focuses on improving mobility, balance and coordination to help prevent falls. For more information about available exercise-based fall prevention programs in the province, click on the link below or on the logo of our endorsed programs.
There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others.
- Mandy Hale
Like you, we understand that the sense of connection and satisfaction that comes from giving back close to home, can be palpable. For information about some of the different ways you can help, please click on the following link.
For direct access to a list of fall prevention resources, we encourage you to consult the links below.
All adults 65 years and older should be screened at least once a year to help identify and manage their fall risk factors. As a member of the collaborative fall prevention team, primary care providers play an essential role in ensuring that this occurs based on best available evidence for clinical practice.
Therefore, you are encouraged to consult the updated Algorithm for Fall Risk Screening, Assessment and Intervention which outlines the latest recommended clinical practice guidelines for fall prevention. For more information, click on the following link.
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