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3 Types of Walking Canes and Why They Are Good Ideas

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 12:57:27 PM America/New_York

Did you know that two of the most common reasons elderly people fall are dizziness or unsteadiness when standing or walking? As you age, your balancing abilities and hand-eye coordination skills age with you. There are numerous reasons for this, but in order to stay steady on your feet, you might need some support. A cane for walking is a great way to increase stability. Even young people use walking sticks while hiking for extra balance.

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8 Ways To Customize Your Cane

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 1:24:31 PM America/New_York

If you feel like you would benefit from a mobility assistance device, you are far from alone. In fact, approximately 6.8 million people in the United States utilize assistive devices to aid their mobility. One of the most popular, compact, and aesthetic options available is a cane. When deciding between walking canes, you should decide what specific features you need and desire.Read More
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Quick Tips To Help Keep You From Losing Your Cane

Thursday, November 2, 2017 11:40:52 AM America/New_York

Canes are considered the most widely used and popular mobility device in the U.S. with some 4.8 million Americans using a cane to get around. However, just like keys and cell phones, a walking stick or cane may get left behind at various locations. While it's possible to retrace your steps and re-locate missing canes, not everyone is able to remember where they left theirs.Read More
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The Fascinating History Behind Your Blackthorn Walking Stick

Monday, October 9, 2017 3:54:45 PM America/New_York

Every 11 seconds in the United States, a senior is treated for a fall in the emergency room. These common incidents can be easily avoided by the use of a walking stick or cane. Canes, especially decorative canes, aren't only for senior citizens either. Up to 6.8 million Americans use assistive devices such as walking sticks and wooden canes every day.Read More
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How To Accurately Measure For And Use A Cane

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 5:39:52 PM America/New_York

Canes and walking sticks can be incredibly classy. Whether you're using a blackthorn walking stick or a horse head cane, you can be sure your mobility device is more than a device, but also a fashion statement.Read More
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Over 65? Here's How You Can Improve Your Quality Of Life

Friday, September 15, 2017 1:50:31 PM America/New_York

Being at the age of retirement doesn't mean that you have to retire from having a quality lifestyle. Many older Americans believe that, because they've gotten older, they need to relax and keep away from the exciting things in life that could result in injury. However, improving your quality of life doesn't have to mean doing activities like skydiving.Read More
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How To Improve Your Mobility And Get Back Out There

Thursday, August 31, 2017 1:21:32 PM America/New_York

As you age, staying active becomes incredibly important not only to maintaining your health, but also to maintaining your independence. Accepting the fact that you have mobility issues may be challenging. And the fact that one in four American adults experience a fall every year can be scary. But sitting in a chair watching the world go by isn't doing you any favors; it can cause blood clots, heart disease, and worst of all, it can be incredibly boring.Read More
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What You Need To Do When Your Aging Loved One Refuses Help

Thursday, August 17, 2017 1:33:52 PM America/New_York

While it may seem challenging to convince your aging loved one to receive help, it's also necessary for you as a caregiver to understand how challenging it is for your loved one to ask for help.Read More
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Choosing A Cane? Know These Three Options

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 4:08:58 PM America/New_York

Many Americans suffer from mobility issues whether they're caused by time in the military, medical difficulties, or old age. Without assistance for these mobility issues, injury is a constant threat. In fact, two million elderly Americans suffer from life-threatening injuries caused by falls every year.Read More
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As a person ages, they can often have trouble with mobility. Common mobility problems include difficulty getting up from a chair or sitting down, unsteadiness while walking, and experiencing falls. It's unsteadiness and dizziness upon standing that are some of the most common causes of falls among the elderly population.Read More
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