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The Benefits of Using Folding Canes

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Every single year, people in America continue to grow older in age. While this is obviously the natural course of life, it is important that people pay attention to how their bodies age. As people grow older they are much more likely to suffer injuries or to come down with a fatal disease.

As people grow older there is a strong chance that they can come down with dementia or Alzheimer’s which is an incredibly dangerous disease. Also, as people grow older their bodies become much weaker, unfortunately. This means that even something as minor as falling can end up becoming a serious problem for someone that is older in age.

Even though people who are older in age are prone to falling and getting hurt, there are people in the medical industry working to help these senior citizens avoid this type Continue Reading

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You can call us anytime. (203) 285-8692 My name is Alice Jennings. I am a working mother of two young boys, Jim and Joey. My husband travels a lot for work and I handle most of the household "stuff". I created this site to share my ideas for family dinners. At first that's all that it was, but over time I have had requests and questions about other family issues and products. This is very much a work in progress. I plan to let this site grow and continue to help all my readers and contributors.

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Mobility Problems? Try a Folding Cane

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There are few people who are unfamiliar with the phrase “Help! I’ve fallen and can’t get up!” While both corny and ridiculously dramatized, that Life Call commercial from the 80s resonates with a very serious issue facing the senior citizens of America One-fourth of older adults suffers a fall every year in the United States. Two million senior citizens are admitted into emergency rooms for fall-related injuries every year. Falls are the leading cause of death and injury among seniors.

Falls are often linked to issues with mobility. Two of the most common causes of falls unsteadiness and dizziness when walking or standing. Reduced flexibility, health conditions and surgeries can all limit one’s ability to move. For instance, more than one-fifth, or 22.3 percent, of cane users link their limited mobility to Continue Reading

Alice Jennings

You can call us anytime. (203) 285-8692 My name is Alice Jennings. I am a working mother of two young boys, Jim and Joey. My husband travels a lot for work and I handle most of the household "stuff". I created this site to share my ideas for family dinners. At first that's all that it was, but over time I have had requests and questions about other family issues and products. This is very much a work in progress. I plan to let this site grow and continue to help all my readers and contributors.

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