Discount Furniture

Discount Furniture

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Decorating Ideas

Decorating Ideas

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Small Changes

Small Changes

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Modern Bedrooms

Modern Bedrooms

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Do It Yourself

Do It Yourself

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Category Functional canes

The Interesting History of the Walking Stick

Canes

Nearly 40% of people in the United States over age 85 use a mobility device of some kind, and just over 10% of people 65 or over are using a canes for stability. Canes come in every style these days, from classy canes with brass cane handles, to bariatric canes and the carbon fiber folding cane. A lot of us use them already, and many of us will use them at some point in our lives. They’re a fairly ordinary bit of life: but they have as interesting a history as anything else you can name.

  • The first canes were for travelers and shepherds. They weren’t neatly carved like a fancy walking cane, and they weren’t stable lik

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