This study examined the associations among self-care or mobility limitations, use of assistive devices or personal help, and well-being while giving special attention to 3 dimensions of well-being and older adults’ educational attainment.
The authors describe a study which assessed how a new metric, average in-home gait speed (AIGS) measured using a low-cost, continuous monitoring system differs to a set of traditional assessments for mobility and fall-risk in the elderly.
On April 17th from 12-1 PM EST join Jenna Gibss for this presentation brought to you by Osteoporosis Canada and Women’s College Hospital to increase your knowledge on emerging best practices. To register click here.
Thurs. May 17th from 12-1 PM EST join presenters Anna Rusak and Sue Hochu as they discuss the association between oral diseases and diabetes, osteoporosis, respiratory and heart diseases, nutritional deficiencies, development of frailty and more. To learn more or to register click here.
Tuesday May 1, 2018 from 12-1PM EST. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, typically progressive, inflammatory mediated disease resulting in demyelination of the central nervous system. Although MS can lead to motor, sensory, psychological, and cognitive deficits, falls prevention for people with MS has only recently received attention in research or clinical arenas. Fortunately, falls are now recognized as a considerable consequence of MS. Research to date has also highlighted the importance of recognizing and addressing diverse influences on fall risk.