This is an area that the BSAA Board intends to address in the coming year. One topic of specific concern is the high incidence of falls on icy sidewalks. Ways to mitigate such occurrences will be addressed.
Safety Initiative Idea 1 – Cane Tips
This is an affordable and effortless way to make it easier to use a cane during winter.
Safety Initiative Idea 2 – Walking Poles
Declining confidence, muscle fitness and balance can threaten our ability to walk safely and thus stay independent. Walking poles offer a simple, effective option for regular physical activity participation, promoting health, function and independence in older adults.