2016 June

Month: June 2016

Using Mobility Products to Stay Safe as You Get Older

PMC  June 30, 2016    pmc  Jeff Conner

As an individual ages, muscles become weaker, coordination more problematic, and reaction times tend to lag. For some elderly people, the inability to retain one’s sense of balance can presage a dangerous situation – one in three adults 65 and older falls each year and older adults are hospitalized for fall-related injuries five times more often than they are for injuries from other causes.…