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Falls in the Elderly - How to Stay Safe

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 7/6/2017 to Sitting, Standing, & Transfer Aids
Falls in the Elderly - How to Stay Safe
Living a longer, healthier life is most likely be at the top of everyone's wish list. Did you know that according to the census department, the average lifespan for a women is 82.3 years old and 76.3 for males?

Moving Safely with Limited Mobility

Posted by Tanika on 6/2/2017 to Sitting, Standing, & Transfer Aids
Moving Safely with Limited Mobility
Reduced mobility, whether due to a disability, illness, or injury, makes moving in a stable and safe manner challenging. In this article, we are going to introduce some aids that will help those with limited mobility to move with less risk and more stability.

Choosing and Using Canes and Crutches

Posted by Tanika on 5/20/2017 to Walking Aids
Choosing and Using Canes and Crutches
Broken bones in your legs or feet, surgical procedures performed on your lower limbs, and stroke recovery are three circumstances that may make using crutches or a cane necessary. If one of these situations applies to you or someone you are providing care to, it is important to know how to properly choose and use these mobility aids. That is what we are going to share with you in this post.

Making the Most of Your Rollator

Posted by Tanika on 4/30/2017 to Walking Aids
Making the Most of Your Rollator
Technology makes it easier for those with mobility issues to function. FaceTime, Skype, and other related apps, allow face to face communication with family members and friends without leaving the comforts of your home.

Working Out With Your Walker or Cane

Posted by Tanika on 3/23/2017 to Walker Accessories
Working Out With Your Walker or Cane
February is American Heart Month. A time to advocate for and stress the importance of heart health, heart disease and heart attack prevention. A primary focus is on exercise and its positive impact on heart health. Walker and cane users may feel like they are precluded from participating in an exercise regimen. We are going to look at some ways that you can use your walker and/or cane as an exercise tool or accessory.

Can I Help You Up?

Posted by Tanika on 1/18/2017 to Sitting, Standing, & Transfer Aids
Can I Help You Up?

As individuals get older, the task of transitioning from a seated position to standing and sitting back down again, often becomes more difficult. Conditions such as arthritis and Parkinson’s Disease, with the symptoms of inflammation, pain, swelling, muscle weakness, and tremors, can make this task even more challenging.