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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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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A Stair Lift to Bolster Independence

Most any appliance made to assist a person with limited mobility will bolster independence. But for someone in a wheel chair, the options are limited. Limited mobility caused by tragic accident, old age, or disease is not something for which...

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Mobility Problems with the Elderly

The body breaks down with age. And the breakdown eventually leads to mobility issues. the severity of mobility problems varies between people. The main issue for most is unsteadiness. Unsteadiness can happen while a person is walking, standing, or getting...

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