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Making Moves: 10 Types of Mobility Aids for Seniors

Posted by HaloHealthcare.com on 2020 Apr 18th

Making Moves: 10 Types of Mobility Aids for Seniors
Dealing with impaired mobility is difficult, and the right types of mobility aids can make a world of difference. Discover your options to get moving today. According to a recent Census Bureau report, mobility is the most common disability amongst elderly Americans. In fact, nearly 40% of people age 65 and older said they suffered from at least one disability. Of that 40%, two-thirds said they experienced difficulties with walking or climbing. This can be a serious issue, as limited mo
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Types of Walkers: Which Walker is Right For Your Needs?

Posted by HaloHealthcare.com on 2020 Mar 15th

Types of Walkers: Which Walker is Right For Your Needs?
There are 3 main types of walkers to choose from: standard walkers, 2-wheel walkers, and rollator walkers. Learn more about which walker to choose here. Are you looking to update your old walker or have decided you need increased mobility? Finding the right walker for you may seem daunting because of all the options available, but if you focus on your needs and comfort first, this guide will help you find one you’re satisfied with in no time. Read on as we go through the three types of wa
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Increasing Mobility and Stability with Rollator Walkers

Posted by HaloHealthcare.com on 2019 Dec 10th

Increasing Mobility and Stability with Rollator Walkers
A four wheel walker with the ability to increase stability, enhance mobility, and includes seating, explore the benefits of a rollator walker. It's a natural, almost unavoidable, reaction to tell a person feeling down that the solution to their issue is to 'get out there'. That's how intrinsic the connection we make between mobility and wellbeing is. For the elderly and those with mobility issues, getting out there is a source of fear and concern. The use of a rollator helps alleviate the
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Everything You Need to Know About Walkers for Seniors

Posted by HaloHealthcare.com on 2019 Nov 6th

Everything You Need to Know About Walkers for Seniors
Maintaining mobility as we age is important to leading independent lives. Here's what you need to know about walkers for seniors. It's estimated that around 4.1% of all Canadians need a device to help them walk. Mobility is an important issue for all older adults. People want to be able to stay as active as possible as they age, and plenty of people use medical devices to help them stay mobile. Walkers for seniors are a popular choice for adults that want to stay active and health
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9 Bathroom Safety Tips That'll Reduce Bathroom Hazards

Posted by HaloHealthcare.com on 2019 Sep 30th

9 Bathroom Safety Tips That'll Reduce Bathroom Hazards
The bathroom can be a slippery, dangerous place. Take a look at these nine bathroom safety tips that'll reduce bathroom hazards.Did you know that the bathroom is one of the most dangerous parts of the home, second only to the stairs and kitchen? It shouldn’t be too surprising when you think about it. The floor can be wet and slippery. Anyone could slip and break their head after hitting tiled floors, a sink, or a toilet bowl. There are so many chances for adults and senior citizens to rec
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