Year-round focus on one sport likely behind the increase, doctors say
America’s population of senior citizens is growing, and with it a reliance on canes, wheelchairs and scooters. The use of walking aids has increased by 50 percent in the past decade, according to a study done at the University of Vermont and published in May 2015 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
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The Use of Canes and Other Mobility Devices Is on the Rise Among Older Adults
Falls among older adults appear to have been increasing over a 12-year period, according to a new study.
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Falls Becoming More Frequent in Older Adults