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SelfCare's Smart Tips To Aging Independently

Posted On: July 10, 2018 by National Seating & Mobility in: Aids to Daily Living, Bath Safety, Fall Prevention, Home Care, Medical Equipment, Nordic Walking, Raised Toilet Seat, SelfCare Home Health Products, Urban Poling, Walkers

Unintentional falls are the most common form of injury across Canada: every day last year, falls resulted in almost 1,800 reported emergency department visits and 417 hospital admissions.  

Fall prevention becomes more important the more our population ages. Let us help you to make your home safer with these tips from the experts (that's us!).

Bathroom Safety    

Grab bars can make a world of difference to your safety & comfort...

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Getting Outside Is Important - Let's Talk about Walking

Posted On: June 4, 2018 by National Seating & Mobility in: Nordic Walking, SelfCare Home Health Products, Urban Poling

According to the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines for Older Adults, adults 65+ years need at least 150 minutes of moderate- to vigorous-intensity aerobic physical activity per week, in bouts of 10 minutes or more.

Urban Poles (Nordic Walking Poles) were designed by an occupational therapist, and come in 2 different styles. ACTIVATOR™ Poles were specifically designed for rehab, and the Fitness 300 Series have toning, calorie-burning and posture benefits that have made...

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