Falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations among older adults in Canada. Join Alwaeza Dr. Ashnoor Nagji, a family physician, and Neemira Abdulla, a physiotherapist, in a discussion moderated by occupational therapist Aliya Satani. They will share information and preventative measures to keep you and your loved ones safe from falls. This will include a simple balance and strengthening exercises.
In this webinar, Kerry Lepicek will explore how various factors, such as sinus problems, acid reflux, diet, diabetes, and medications, can affect your mouth and your breath. She will discuss myths versus true causes of halitosis, and talk about simple steps you can take at home to help improve the health of your mouth. Kerry will also review the importance of brushing and flossing your teeth, and having them professionally cleaned by a dental professional.
In this inspiring webinar, elite athletes, Sarah Moorji, Hoshang Noor Ali, and Mansoor Afzaly discuss how to work towards training and preparing to be an elite athlete. The discussion was moderated by Serena Adatia. These three athletes currently play at the national and/or international levels to represent their soccer clubs. This webinar explores and shares stories of how these athletes took their passion for soccer and made it a career.
Obesity is a serious condition and has long been considered a “pandemic” in its own right. It is associated with significant health consequences, including an increased risk of hospitalization for a person with COVID-19. Dr. Shahin Jaffer, Clinical Professor of Medicine at UBC, and Nazlin Walji, Clinical Research Manager in the Department of Psychiatry at UBC, in a conversation about the complexity and chronicity of obesity. Being overweight or obese is more than just a number on the scale. Explore the concept of “my best weight,” and learn tips about losing weight using lifestyle and behavior therapy including the 3 Rs: restraint, reflection, and resilience. We also touch upon current medical and surgical options for obesity.
Whether you're already a golfer or badminton player or if you're looking to try a new sport - watch this webinar to learn important sports fundamentals from our elite-level athletes. They will take you back to the basics and help you adapt practice drills for your home environment so you can keep your skills sharp.