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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 […]

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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 to the user, while support in the right location makes movement easy by taking advantage of the body’s natural mechanics. This ensures that transfers are smooth, seamless, […]

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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 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 […]

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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 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 […]

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