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John Ciancanelli

Hi I'm John. I research and write for WalkerForSeniors.com. Working my way through college I first became interested in senior matters while boarding with an elderly couple. I saw their struggles and courage which gave me a perspective that is with me today. Please drop me a note at: john@walkerforseniors.com I wish you the best! Please visit again soon! John Ciancanelli

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Aging In Place Services

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Many people know that as they age, it can be difficult to maintain their independence and live in a home of their choosing without planning for aging in place services. The good news is that there are many different services available for seniors who want to stay in the comfort of their own home. This …

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Aging in Place Technology

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Senior citizens are living longer than ever before. In the past, it was common for seniors to be in their 80s when they passed away. Now, the average life expectancy is 85 years old, and many people are living into their 90s or even 100. Many are doing so more safely and enjoyably by utilizing …

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Nova Phoenix Upright Walker

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NOVA Stand Up Walker Our Rating: Price: (Click here to check price.)Pros: The reasonable price (much lower than similarly designed upright walkers)Cons: Slightly narrow seat. External braking cables.Best For: Solid upright walker.Related: Best Upright Walkers of 2021 In a hurry or don’t feel like reading? We have found the Nova Stand Up Walker to be …

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UPWalker Review

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The UPWalker Is The Original Upright Walker, But Is It Still The Best? Our Rating: Price: (Click here to check price on Amazon.)Pros: Very well built. Sturdy. Sit-to-stand handles. Multiple sizes available.Cons: The price. Fairly large and heavy.Best For: You need maximum support and stability.Related: Best Upright Walkers of 2021 In a hurry or don’t …

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Types of Canes

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Introduction Canes come in many different shapes and sizes depending on their particular function. We list out several different types of canes and explain some of their uses below. Are there any in the list that you have never seen before? History of Canes Historically, in the early 17th century some European gentlemen started using …

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How Do Rollator Brakes Work?

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So you want to know how the brakes on a rollator work? I had the same question when we first started shopping for walkers, and it’s actually pretty simple. In this article I’ll show you exactly how your rollator brakes work, how to apply them effectively, and how to adjust them to get the ideal …

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Walker Wheels Inside Or Outside?

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So you’ve just got your brand new walker home and as you start to put it together you’re wondering if the wheels should go on the inside or the outside? On most front-wheel walkers you can install the wheels either on the inside or the outside. Manufacturers will usually suggest installing on the outside because …

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Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

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With summer in full swing it brings back memories of swimming in the river, running barefoot, and eating soft serve ice cream… but for seniors, and especially those over 65, the summer warmth brings with it the real danger of heat-related illnesses. According to the CDC, around 618 people die each year in the United …

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Does Medicare / Medicaid cover walkers?

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When I first started researching walkers for dad, we were curious if either Medicare or Medicaid would cover some (maybe even all) of the cost. The idea of getting a nice rollator for free did sound pretty good, let me tell you! In this post I’m going to share with you exactly what I discovered. …

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Reasons For Using a Walker

10 Reasons For Using A Walker

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This article was written to compliment our Definitive Guide to Choosing a Walker to provide guidelines on when is the right time to start using a walker. Good reasons for using a walker The primary reasons you might want to start using a walker or rollator are to help you walk independently with less pain …

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