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Hip Protectors - Always On Your Side (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Hip protectors are special garments (underwear, shorts, or pants) containing soft pads specifically designed to protect your hips during a fall. The following information will help you learn more about the benefits of using hip protectors to prevent hip fractures. (English) Colour

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English (254857), Chinese - Traditional (264411), Chinese - Simplified (264410), Punjabi (264412)

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254857
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Get Up & Go (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Get Up & Go! is a version of BC Women’s Osteofit program. Get Up & Go! program offers an appropriate entry level exercise program for seniors with balance and mobility impairments who would otherwise be unable to attend a community based exercise class. (English) Colour

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What You Can Do To Prevent Falls [English] Permalink Public

This factsheet outlines four things you can do to prevent falls. These include starting an exercise program, having a health care professional review your medicines, having your vision checked, and making your home safer. (English) Colour

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English (254629), Chinese - Traditional (254630)

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254629
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Healthy Eating and Healthy Aging for Adults [English] Permalink Public

HealthLinkBC Health File overview about healthy eating healthy aging for adults including the important nutrients, supplements and resources. Number 68j. (English)

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Healthy Eating for Seniors [English] Permalink Public

This handbook addresses food safety,includes information about supplements, how to eat with a chronic disease, offers you simple ways to eat with less fat and salt,to keep a healthy body weight, to shop for healthy food on a budget, and to read labels, tips and recipes from other seniors. TO ORDER COPIES go to: www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/family-social-supports/seniors/health-safety/active-aging/healthy-eating/healthy-eating-for-seniors-handbook (English)

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Alzheimer's Disease: Getting a Diagnosis [English] Permalink Public

This factsheet provides information on getting a diagnosis for dementia. (English)

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Seniors' Falls Can Be Prevented factsheet [English] Permalink Public

HealthLinkBC Health File overview about preventing seniors falls use including risks, what I can do to lower my risk of falling at home and away from home. Number 78. (English)

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Low Blood Pressure When Standing Up / Postural Hypotension (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Have you ever noticed that you feel light-headed, dizzy, or faint when you change position from lying down or sitting to standing? This is a type of low blood pressure. You might hear it called ‘postural hypotension’ or ‘orthostatic hypotension’. (English) Colour

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264401
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Continence Clinic (Peace Arch Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Incontinence (sounds like ‘in-kon-tin-en-s’) is when you accidently leak urine (pee) or stool (poop).You cannot control or stop the leaking. (English) Colour

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255036
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This catalogue serves the people using Fraser Health programs and services in communities from Burnaby east to Hope and surrounding areas.

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