Strong and Stable
Tips for Staying Strong and Stable after age 60.
Aging with amputation doesn’t mean trading in your prosthesis for a wheelchair. Manufacturers are designing new prosthetic devices with the specific needs of the aging population in mind — and for good reason. According to Statistics Canada, “for the first time [in 2015], the number of persons aged 65 years and older exceeded the number of children aged 0 to 14 years.” In fact, seniors make up the fastest growing age group in Canada.
There are some things you can do to maintain active prosthetic use after age 60.