fall prevention

  • Move It or Lose It!

    For Americans 65 and older, falling down can be the worst thing to happen to them. According to statistics from the National Council on Aging, one in three seniors experiences a significant fall each year. Once every 18 seconds, a senior is admitted into an emergency room after losing their balance and hitting the ground.

    5 moves to put seniors back in the game
    By Karen Peterson
  • Exoskeletons

    Tech companies have spent years perfecting human exoskeletons designed to help wearers be stronger and more dexterous. Honda has taken a major step forward (pun intended), leasing out 100 of its Walking Assist Devices to hospitals in Japan. The exoskeleton will help patients like stroke victims or the elderly who are capable of walking if they have a little extra stability and support.