The Conversation recently published an important message on exercise for older people. Read it here.
Channel 7 News recently featured NeuRA research on ladder fall risk. Watch here.
Recent Channel 9 news story on falls; the evidence and an older person’s perspective (feat. our Society President).
Anne Tiedemann talks exercise to prevent falls on 7 news
Falls are a major problem in the senior community with 1 in 3 people aged 65+ falling at least once a year and this risk increases as they age. This rate almost doubles for seniors living with Parkinson’s disease and cognitive impairment (60%), making falls the leading cause of injury-related disability and death in this age bracket.
A blog posted at NeuRA written by Professor Stephen Lord. Published 22 August 2017
A Green Prescription is written advice from a health professional (usually your doctor or practice nurse) to be ACTIVE and improve your diet. It’s a support service that helps you to improve your health and feel better at the same time.
Posted by the Ministry of Health, New Zealand on 16 March 2017
In NZ, an investment of $30.5 million over four years by ACC, to support new and existing initiatives aimed at preventing falls and resulting injuries, has been welcomed by ACC Minister Nikki Kaye and Minister for Seniors Maggie Barry.
Read more posted 13 July 2016
An interview with Professor Lindy Clemson conducted by Linda Motram on ‘Mornings with Linda Motram ABC 702’.
An interview posted in News Medical and Life Sciences with Professor Lindy Clemson on preventing falls in older people. Conducted August 29, 2012.
A lecture given by Professor Lindy Clemson on ‘Falls prevention a whole primary care approach’ as part of the Sydney North GP Lectures series.