Nov. 6-12th. – National Senior Safety Week
As the Canadian population ages, injury and death from falls are on the rise. This National Senior Safety Week, November 6 to 12, the Canada Safety Council challenges all Canadians to commit to “take five to prevent falls.
With these easy steps, we can all reduce the likelihood and severity of a fall:
- Check your home for tripping and slipping hazards.
- Bone up on calcium and vitamin D.
- Check your medications
- Get your eyes checked.
- Exercise to keep strong.