27
Jun

Carbon Fiber Canes and Why You Should Get One

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Durable canes, Stylish canes, Walking sticks

Every year, one in four older adults will take a fall, and for over 50% of them that fall will happen in their own home where they least expect it. Two million of America’s seniors will have to visit an emergency room to be treated for injuries that took place when they fell. For the elderly, there are two causes of falls that are most common. One is dizziness when standing up or walking, and the other is simply unsteadiness. If you’re feeling increasingly unsteady as you age, or if you love someone who is going through this natural effect of aging, a carbon fiber cane can make all the difference.

  • Using canes is a normal part of aging for many people. Nearly 6.8 million people in the United States are using some kind of assistance device, like a cane, in order to improve mobility. In fact, almost 40% of people over 85 have to use a mobility device, wheth
15
Sep

How Folding Canes and Walking Canes Can Improve Mobility

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Cane for walking, Crook handle umbrella, Walking sticks

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Do you or a loved one have issues with mobility? You never want to have to worry about whether you?re going to fall and hurt yourself or that a loved one with fall when they?re alone. Take away some of that worry and stress by making sure you?re using the necessary items to stay balanced. One great way to help stay balanced when you?re moving around is with a cane for walking. Luckily, there are a variety of walking sticks to choose from that can make you more mobile and can give family peace of mind when they?re not with you.

Interested in learning more about the importance of addressing mobility issues as soon as possible? Keep reading for more information about how canes like folding canes or canes for stability can help make life easier.

Mobility Issues That Can Affect the Elderly

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