The Facts About Slips, Trips & Falls

Slips, trips and falls are second only to automobile accidents in causing personal injury, but are among the easiest hazards to correct. Slips Slips occur when there is too little friction between a person’s feet and the walking surface and there are many contributing factors to slipping. Ice, oil, water and other slippery substances are

Finding Stable Shoes

While most older adults’ primary concern when buying shoes is comfort, stability should also be at the top of the list. This is especially important as the risk for falls and fall-related injuries increases with age. So, what are the criteria for selecting great footwear that will provide needed support and stability and reduce the