Maintaining Mobility for Older Manitobans & November 2020 Falls Prevention Month

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Maintaining Mobility for Older Manitobans & November 2020 Falls Prevention Month

In light of November being falls prevention month and with the wintery months rapidly approaching, we would like to highlight the importance of snow clearing for sidewalks and roads in Manitoba and especially with an increase in Snow Birds likely to be staying within your communities this winter. Now more than ever, Older Manitobans need to have options for staying active and independent within their communities so we can ensure the health and vitality of our aging population. Community mobility is an essential component of an age friendly community, its essential for ensuring a sense of freedom even during the winter months and especially as COVID has impacted the ability for individuals to remain active indoors.

This informational resource is to be used as a tool for businesses, municipalities, government departments and not for profit organizations.

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