Foot Care for Seniors


Good Foot Care Is Very Important as We Age

Are you guilty of neglecting your feet? Many of us are! We take it for granted that our feet will keep working for us day after day with little or no special care. But as we age, years of ignoring our feet can catch up to us and may cause serious health issues, particularly in […]

Posted on April 6, 2017

Improving Balance Is Essential To Avoiding Falls

Being injured in a fall is a very real possibility for our senior citizens. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), one-third of this age group falls each year, resulting in more than 700,000 hospital stays and 250,000 hip fractures. Many times falls are related to balance problems. As we age, certain […]

Posted on March 23, 2016

A Resolution You Can Keep: Take Better Care of Your Feet

Did you make a New Year’s resolution – or 2 or 3? Most of us do. In fact, the most popular New Year’s resolutions are losing weight, getting organized and spending less/saving more. But here’s a resolution that is easy and inexpensive to keep: take better care of your feet. After all, they are the […]

Posted on January 5, 2016

Make Smart Footwear Choices if You Have Neuropathy

Because neuropathy causes pain and numbness in the feet, it’s important to choose footwear wisely if you suffer from this condition. The peripheral nerve system ranges all over the body and includes all the nerves except those in the brain and spinal cord. This system links the brain and spinal cord to the body’s muscles, […]

Posted on December 17, 2015

Reducing the Risk of Falling for Senior Citizens

Have you or a family member fallen recently? Millions of senior citizens fall each year – and one out of every five falls results in a serious injury. Balance and gait problems can cause a fall, as can poorly-fitting footwear. Many falls can be prevented! Here are a few easy tips to reduce the chance […]

Posted on October 9, 2015

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