Wearing the right shoes is an important “step” for preventing falls at home. You need a shoe that is both supportive and comfortable to wear. Here are the best shoes for elderly to prevent falls when walking.
One of the most common causes of falls among seniors and the elderly is a sudden loss of balance. Wearing the right shoes, though, can help older adults with balance problems. Here are my recommended shoes to give you more stable footing!
The best boots for seniors and the elderly are wide fitting boots with shock-absorbing, slip-resistant soles. and little to no heel. They should also be easy to take on and off with strap or zipper closures and adjust for swelling and pain.
Being able to put on your own shoes safely greatly affects your independence. Many seniors have balance and weakness issues that prevent them from doing this simple task safely. Here are 7 recommended shoes that are easy for older adults to slip on – no help needed!
Hook and loops shoes have a few different benefits for seniors. They are easier to put on, they stay on better, and they fit better especially if you have swollen feet. Here are my top recommendations for older adults.
Older adults need to choose running shoes that support, comfort, and protect the foot from injuries. These running shoes for both aging men and women have the features that matter for senior and elderly runners.
No tie shoelaces are an important part of a senior’s fall prevention program. Untied laces cause tripping and bending over to tie shoes can cause many elderly people to lose their balance. Here are the best no tie shoelaces for seniors to make their lives just a little easier.
Look for shower shoes that have lightweight materials, non-slip but flexible soles, fit snugly, and drain easily. Stay away from items that are made of fabric or foam, fit loosely, or are overly expensive.
Walking with a shuffling gait increases fall chances dramatically. To reduce the chance of a fall, look for shoes with a little to no heel, thin soles with slip-resistant tread, and that also support the ankles.