November 30, 2017
1:00-2:30 p.m. EST
This webinar will be facilitated/presented in English with simultaneous interpretation available in French.
What do winter, bathrooms, and hearing loss have in common with seniors' slips, trips and falls?
Please join us for a webinar 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.
- Dr. Yue Li, PhD: Evaluate Slip-Resistant Footwear on Icy Surfaces- Ratemytreads.com
- Emily King, PhD: Avoiding Bathroom Falls
- Jennifer Campos, PhD: Seeing, hearing, moving, thinking: Optimizing multisensory and cognitive interactions to enhance safe walking and driving mobility
For more information, please visit http://www.chnet-works.ca/index.php?option=com_rsevents&view=events&layo....