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Monday, 13 November 2017 / Published in Campaign Updates

Falls are the leading cause of injury among seniors, costing Albertans $288 million per year. Research shows that every year 1 out of 3 seniors will fall. So, how can we encourage seniors to talk about their health, and their risk of falling? By getting seniors to ask themselves the right questions.

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Thursday, 09 November 2017 / Published in Campaign Updates

1 in 3 Albertans over 65 will fall at least once a year. We all know that as we age our balance and strength weakens, but there are simple ways we can slow down the aging process. We all have a role to help keep seniors moving and keep them doing all their favourite activities.

“You don’t need to make a big commitment, you need to make a consistent commitment,” said Debra Bosker, group exercise coordinator, Don Wheaton Family YMCA “that consistency over time is how you’re going to achieve the benefits.”

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Wednesday, 25 October 2017 / Published in Campaign Updates

The Finding Balance Provincial Launch will take place at 9am on November 1 at the Don Wheaton Family YMCA! The event will feature guest speakers, snacks and refreshments, seniors’ group classes, information booths and door prizes. Excited to see you all there!

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