Blog

How older people can avoid falls

How older people can avoid falls

Falls are more likely in the older population for a number of reasons, including changes in balance and mobility. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one-third of older adults age 65 and older fall each year. Falls...

Read more

5 benefits of stretching for seniors

5 benefits of stretching for seniors

As we age, our flexibility and range of motion decreases. Joints become less nimble and muscles become weaker. This can lead to seniors becoming less active and more prone to falls. In some cases, older people become unable to walk due to disease...

Read more

How to use a wheelchair properly

How to use a wheelchair properly

An ambulatory assistive device may become necessary as we age or experience injuries that impact our mobility. These devices are often used to help individuals with decreased balance, pain, weakness, fatigue or joint instability. They may also...

Read more