Activity for Mobility

As we age complex movements do become harder to perform. Age-related aches and pains are a fact of life, and when older adults discontinue their activities, exercising and socializing, because of their aches and pains, it can only exacerbate the...

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Social Distancing and the Mobility Impaired

It’s important to know that social distancing is different than isolation. Yes, it’s important to keep everyone safe, especially those who are most vulnerable in our communities. But social distancing could lead to isolation, and for those who have impaired...

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Power Seats

Autonomy isn’t something to be taken for granted, although most of us do not consider what life would be like without our mobile independence and the autonomy to go places when we need to go. But for someone with impaired...

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Wheelchair Users and Automobiles

It’s entirely possible for someone in a wheelchair to operate a vehicle. In fact, it’s an absolute necessity for many. And there are vehicles made especially for wheelchairs, and appliances that can be installed into existing vehicles. There are a...

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The Link Between Mobility and Exercise

Active older adults are likelier to be more mobile, and likelier to retain mobility, than those who are sedentary. Less than one hour of extra exercise (performed at a moderate intensity) every week can help to contribute to an older...

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