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Don’t Treat Falls – Prevent Them With This Checklist

Keeping older adults, their families and caregivers out of clinics, emergency rooms and hospitals is crucial.   Over 3 million older people each year are treated in emergency…

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Key Facts and Stats About Falls

The impact of someone falling in their home goes far beyond injury. Falls also affect mobility, independence and confidence. People who suffer falls leave their homes less and…

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Paradigm Shifts & Fall Prevention

Paradigm Shifts & Fall Prevention   A Paradigm shift is defined as a fundamental change in approach or underlying assumptions. From wearing helmets on bicycles, wearing life jackets…

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Awareness, Acceptance; Keys in Preventing Costly Falls

Every year, thirty percent of Canadian seniors will experience a fall (that’s over 1.7 million) and fifty percent of those occur in the home (1). Unfortunately, many more will fall…

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Location, Location, Location.

Why is waterfront property more premium than inland? Location! Much like real estate, fall prevention is all about location; the location of support. Poorly-placed support holds virtually no value…

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The Most Dangerous Step You Can Take

The Most Dangerous Step You Can Take Did you know that you are almost 5 times more likely to fall while getting out of the bathtub than getting…

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Fall Prevention – Eliminate The Fears of Falling

As we age, the risk of falling increases, and with that, a fear of what seems like the inevitable. A fall. This fear could be developed through a…

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How to Find the Right At-Home Support Products

If you are reading this, we can assume that you are in the process of searching for safety support products for yourself or someone you know that requires…

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Approaching Family With At Home Support Products

There is no doubt that aging affects our physical ability. However, if we are close to an individual experiencing this situation such as elderly parents, it may be…

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