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One Step At A Time: How To Climb Stairs With A Cane

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 12:23:06 PM America/New_York

Learn how to use your fashionable cane while going up and down stairs with these tips.Read More
37397 Comments | Posted By Paul Murtha

What Are The Benefits Of Walking With A Cane?

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 5:29:34 PM America/New_York

As we age our bodies don't quite work the way they used to. We move slower, we aren't as strong, and we can't lift things the way we used to. Falls are one of the hardest things to combat when aging, as one in four seniors fall each year in the United States alone.Read More
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3 Tips For Keeping Track Of Your Walking Cane

Thursday, December 20, 2018 1:04:57 PM America/New_York

No person is immune to forgetfulness, but when you forget something as crucial to your mobility as your cane, it can lead to major challenges. Canes are the most widely used mobility devices in the United States, with about 4.8 million Americans and 70% of mobility device users walking with them. Despite this widespread use of canes, they are often left behind and replacing them can get costly and tiresome. Use these tips for keeping track of your cane and avoid the hassle of constantly replacing it.Read More
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A Buyer's Guide To Canes For First-Time Users

Monday, December 17, 2018 4:23:27 PM America/New_York

For anyone about to dive into the cane market in search of the perfect assistive device, there are some key things to know about picking out the perfect cane. Whether you're looking at designer walking canes or natural wood canes, you need it to fit your stature and your needs as precisely as possible. After all, over 50% of all falls among older adults take place at home. A cane is the device that can prevent those falls, but you need it to be tailored to you. Know these different cane characteristics and how to pick out the best one.Read More
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Change Up Your Cane: 7 Different Cane Options To Simplify Your Life (Part Two)

Monday, December 3, 2018 1:18:10 PM America/New_York

People come in many shapes and sizes, and with 10.2% of Americans aged 65 and over using a cane, those canes should also vary in design accordingly. In part one of this series we discussed the options of palm grip canes, folding walking sticks, and extra tall canes. If you're still searching for the cane made for you, keep reading to discover four more cane options.Read More
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Change Up Your Cane: 7 Different Cane Options To Simplify Your Life (Part One)

Thursday, November 29, 2018 3:24:00 PM America/New_York

While everyone can surely picture what a cane looks like when asked, they probably all picture the same standard cane with a C-shaped crook. In reality, there is a wide variety of cane types on the market for those who need mobility aids. Each type serves a specific purpose and are options for the 40% of Americans aged 85 and over who use mobility devices. Discover the endless possibilities in the world of canes and find the one that is just right for you.Read More
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3 Reasons A Folding Walking Stick May Fit Your Lifestyle

Friday, October 12, 2018 10:56:25 AM America/New_York

In the United States, about 6.8 million people use devices like canes to assist in their mobility. Walking canes help to relieve back pain, maintain balance, and eliminate tension on joints and bones in general. Canes are very easy to customize with a wide range of style and designs, but one outstanding variety is folding walking sticks. If you're looking to invest in a cane to aid your mobility, consider these important benefits of folding canes.Read More
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All Natural: Your Guide To Natural Wood Canes

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 8:47:44 AM America/New_York

The style of your cane can say a lot about your personality. A natural wood cane is a refined choice that can closely resemble a walking stick rather than a cane. The choice of wood is important when you're picking out a cane. As the most widely used mobility device in the United States, with 4.8 million Americans using them, you want your cane to stand out. Weigh the options of different types of wood to pick out your perfect cane.Read More
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Stay Sturdy on Your Feet With the Help of a Cane

Friday, September 21, 2018 1:56:08 PM America/New_York

Losing's one independence is probably the thing that rankles most senior citizens as they age. Their minds may be sharp as a tack, but sometimes their bodies aren't quite following through. Unfortunately, one in four older adults will fall annually in the United States, and over half of these falls happen at home. It's alarming for both the elderly and their caregivers, and recovery from a fall can be much slower than when they were younger. However, canes for better mobility can help senior citizens stay active and independent for much longer, while also staying safe. For those with a sharp fashion sensibility, don't worry! There are stylish canes, elegant walking canes, and decorative canes, so you can stay fashion forward while still getting the stability you need.Read More
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Aging In Bliss: How Seniors Can Easily Improve Their Quality Of Life

Thursday, September 13, 2018 9:41:09 AM America/New_York

It is essential for everyone to have a good quality of life, but it is especially important for seniors who retire from their careers, see their children move into homes of their own, and lose loved ones. Here are tips for anyone who's aging to feel like themselves again.Read More
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