I need to learn how to fall like a child

You read that right: I want to learn how to fall. That’s the missing bit between fall prevention, improving balance, and getting up from the ground. I am old and so I know I will fall over again one day. I want to fall sensibly: rolling not crashing, protecting my head, not breaking my wrists. […]

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Trish Harris makes a bold suggestion: a royal wheelchair

I can’t help myself. I have to share a link to an article by Trish Harris on Queen Elizabeth’s intermittent problems of mobility. It’s funny but very serious too. She really made me think about what is implied by the language we use around disability and assistive devices like wheelchairs… or glasses or hearing aids […]

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