$4.5 million to Center for Hip Health and Mobility

2014-11-05, 13:09

The Centre for Hip Health and Mobility received $4.5 million from BC Government to enhance seniors health.

This funding will be used to:

– Increase mobility of less active seniors through education and awareness, tailored programs, and the development of tools to create safe and healthy communities.

– Support fall prevention among the most vulnerable older adults in BC. through outreach to family physicians and/or allied health workers.

– Develop tools for health authorities to address the risk of secondary fractures in seniors with osteoporosis.