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Tips for Caring for Seniors With Mobility Issues

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As people get older, chronic conditions such as arthritis make moving around more difficult. Some seniors also have movement disorders or are recovering from issues, such as strokes, that impact mobility. A person’s sense of balance can also decrease with age, which increases the risk of falls. The following tips can help you care for a senior with mobility issues.

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How Mobility Increases Confidence for Seniors

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For seniors to be able to live at home as long as possible, functional mobility is essential. Each year, one in three seniors over the age of 65 experience a fall.

Functional mobility is one of the most important factors to helping seniors to remain in their homes as long as possible. Each year, one-third of the population over age 65 experiences a fall. After a fall, seniors often suffer from decreased confidence and a decline in mobility.

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How Aging Impacts Physical Mobility

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Are you finding that you have more trouble bending or reaching now than you did a few years ago? Do you find that your legs are stiff, and walking is difficult first thing in the morning or after sitting for a while? Nearly 50% of seniors develop poor mobility at some point, mainly due to changes in the structures of joints, bones, and muscles. These parts are all interconnected and dependent on each other to work properly, which means that a problem with one part can lead to issues with others.

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Is it Time to Consider a Mobility Aid?

Is it Time to Consider a Mobility Aid

This can oftentimes be a touchy subject to bring up to an aging parent, a loved one or even oneself. The thought that you are getting older and can’t move like you used to can be a scary one. However, reduced mobility is an inevitability for many people, and a walker, rollator, or wheelchair can help make that transition much smoother. The use of a mobility aid can also promote healthy aging by allowing its user to continue to partake in meaningful social, cultural, and physical activities.

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Travel Tips for Individuals with Mobility Aids

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Mobility aids have helped millions of people around the world enjoy their day to day lives. However, many of these people still feel like they can’t travel as much as they would like. Thankfully, there are a few simple considerations that can make it possible to use your mobility aids wherever you go. As long as you have the tools that you need to get around, your disability won’t stop you from experiencing the world in all of its fullness.

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Managing Mobility Issues

Managing Mobility Issues

Mobility issues can affect people at any age, but they are the most common among older adults and seniors. The cause can be the result of an accident, an injury, a disease, or the symptom of other health problems. Limited mobility doesn’t mean that you have to live without dignity and be dependent on others. There are new medical advances every day, and many mobility aids available on the market can help you get around indoors and out.

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Common Bathroom Dangers for Seniors (and Our Solutions)

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Falls are the most common cause of injury in older Canadians and can be very serious and even life-threatening in some cases. Further, research shows that up to 80% of falls in the home are in the bathroom, so addressing fall risks in the bathroom should be a number one priority.

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Staying Fit with Different Wheelchair Exercises

Staying Fit with Different Wheelchair Exercises

If you’ve been using a manual wheelchair for years or have just started finding your bearings with one, it may seem like a struggle to keep up a healthy lifestyle. However, the confines of your chair shouldn’t stop you from pursuing physical activity and exercise. In fact, there are many ways that you (and others just like you) can use your wheelchair to be active and have fun too!

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Choosing the Right Mobility Aid for You

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As you age, or perhaps as you watch your parent or grandparent age, you may start considering the need for a mobility aid to help increase safety and independence. With so many products on the market, it can feel incredibly confusing to choose the right product for your situation and lifestyle amongst the myriad of options on the market.

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Accessories to Aid Your Mobility

Accessories to Aid Your Mobility

There are many different accessories that you can purchase to aid your mobility. From rollators to wheelchairs, tens units to compression stockings; there’s a home health care product that can help change your or a loved one’s life.

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