Categories

Archives

HCP Blog HandGrip

Awareness and 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 and not report the incident or the related injuries to their health care provider due to a number of factors including pride or stigma. Falls account for […]

Read more
HCP - 01 IconFallForward

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 into it? Falls are an epidemic which can affect the health and life of an entire family… and it happens to nearly 3 million Americans and Canadians […]

Read more
fall prevention

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 previous personal experience, witnessing an accident or an overall sense of physical weakness. Regardless, this fear is completely rational and common, because yes, falls do happen. In […]

Read more
aging in place, independent

The Other Side to Age in Place

Staying Independent Aging in place is most recognised for outfitting a home to be inclusive and flexible for individuals to age in while staying independent. However, there is more to this concept than just remodelling your home. This article will look into the other elements to successfully age in place. Healthy Living Although a home may […]

Read more
Page 1 of 212