Safe Communities Humboldt & Area 2018 Senior Strong: Knowledge is Power – A Senior Safety Symposium
Two events were held in LeRoy on November 5th, 2018 and in Lanigan on November 20th, 2018. Safety topics including Safety Plans and EMS Information, Preventing Falls – Knowing Your Risks, Falls Prevention/Drug Interactions and Your Pharmacist, Fraud Prevention, Motorized Scooter Safety, Hazards of Sitting, Senior Abuse, the 55 Alive Mature Driver Program, and Fire Safety and Carbon Monoxide Safety were delivered by our program partners from the Saskatchewan Health Authority, LeRoy Fire Department, Pharmasave Humboldt, Humboldt RCMP, PARTNERS Family Services, Forever…in motion, the Saskatoon & District Safety Council, Lanigan & District Ambulance Association, and Lanigan Pharmacy.
Nursing students from the U of S were on hand to provide complementary blood pressure and blood sugar testing at each event.
Thank you to the Community Initiatives Fund for supporting this valuable program in 2018!