As people age, falling can become a real concern. One of every four older adults takes a fall at least once a year, and about half of those falls occur in their own home. Older people are also more likely to be seriously injured by a fall, even a minor one. More than 2 million senior citizens wind up in the emergency room annually because of a fall. The causes of falls can vary. Some people lose mobility because of conditions such of arthritis, while others struggle due to conditions such as brain or muscle degeneration. Depending on the level of restricted mobility and the reason behind it, there are a number of solutions to consider.
About 1 in 10 Americans over the age of 65 uses a cane to get around. Using canes for stability is a good solution for older people who may have slight mobility or balance pr