WELLNESS PROMOTION WORKSHOPS

PGCOS is committed to encouraging seniors to become more proactive about their own health and wellness. PGCOS advocates that seniors consider lifestyle changes BEFORE illness strikes or accidents occur.

 

DID YOU KNOW …

  • FALLS are the main cause of injuries to seniors … 50% of residential care admissions are related to FALLS.
  • 76% of Canadian seniors take 3 to 6 different medications regularly … About half of the hospital admissions for people over 65 are because of medication problems (adverse reactions or mis-use).
  • About 1 in 12 BC seniors experience abuse from someone they trust or rely on … Financial abuse is the most common form of elder abuse.

PGCOS offers informative and interactive workshops on the following topics:

  • Falls Prevention
  • Prevention of Elder Abuse & Neglect

Each of these FREE workshops are approximately 45 to 60 minutes long. Bookings from community groups OF ANY SIZE are welcome.

To book a Wellness Promotion Workshop for your group, or for more information, contact PGCOS at 250 564 5888.

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