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Free Webinar: What do winter, bathrooms, and hearing loss have in common with seniors’ slips, trips and falls?

Le 30 novembre 2017 - Le 30 novembre 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Organisme d’accueil: Public Health Agency of Canada (canada.ca/en/public-health/services/health-promotion/aging-seniors.html)

Type d’activité: Webinaire

Auditoire visé: Tous


Please join us for a Fireside Chat hosted by the Public Health Agency of Canada to learn more about research taking place at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute – University Health Network (TRI-UHN) on Technological testing and research related to winter footwear, slips and falls in the bathroom and the effect of sensory impairment on fall risk. 

Who should attend:

Seniors, researchers, policy makers, community workers and practitioners, health care professionals and caregivers with an interest in seniors’ fall prevention.

Date: November 30, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Eastern Time.

For more information and to register for the Fireside Chat, please go to: http://chnet-works.ca/

Presenters:

  • Dr. Yue Li, Manager of Research Planning and Operations with the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - University Health Network.
  • Dr. Emily King, MITACS-funded postdoctoral fellow at the University of Waterloo and research associate at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - University Health Network.
  • Dr. Jennifer Campos, Chief Scientist of the Challenging Environment Assessment Laboratory (CEAL) at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - University Health Network and an Assistant Professor.