Seniors up and about with MOVE

A program in four Alberta hospitals focuses on mobility among the elderly to maintain muscle strength and reduce depression

Increasing mobility can decrease the length of time a senior stays in hospital, says a geriatrics specialist. “Statistics say that one-third of the elderly will decline in hospital in function and half will not regain that function,” Jayna Holroyd-Leduc, a professor in the University of Calgary’s department of medicine, told the 8th Annual Summit of […] Read more