On 8th Feb 2020, a workshop was conducted Ms. Shayal Mala of Age Concern Auckland on “Falls Prevention” .The speaker emphasized on the fact that the natural ageing process often places older adults at an increased risk of having a fall. However it is important that we all must be aware of its causes and some simple tips/exercises to help prevent a fall from occurring. The take home message from the session was to make small changes in their daily lives which can continually help them build and maintain strength and balance helping prevent a fall. The session concluded with a more aware audience and requests for more of such informative sessions that promotes positive ageing.
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