Monthly Archives: May 2016

Clinical Review: Prevention of falls in older people living in the community

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Advisory Committee Member Edgar Viera’s Clinical Review, Prevention of falls in older people living in the community, was recenlty published the BMJ. Access the full article here: http://www.bmj.com/content/353/bmj.i1419.full?ijkey=skBRWeTQnz1mZfI&keytype=ref

Evidence from International Study Highlights Need for More Walkable Neighborhoods

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A recent study done in fourteen cities across the globe shows evidence and highlights the need for more walkable communities. Some of the main findings include: Residential density, number of public transport stops, number of street intersections and number of parks within walking distance were found to be the most activity-friendly characteristics of a neighborhood. Each…

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