• The ResQUp is quite simple to use following a non-injurious fall. The fallen person can use the ResQUp to ascend to a sitting position, and from that position, stand up to a stabilizing piece of furniture or transfer to a walker, wheelchair, etc. If the ResQUp is not nearby, a caregiver can assist in fall recovery by moving it into

  • In the United States, more than 1/3 of adults 65 and older fall each year. The risk of falling is not limited to seniors. Falling impacts people with balance problems, gait disorders, cognitive impairment among others to include our disabled Veterans. Besides injuries caused by falls, the simple fear of falling can impact the lives of

  • In the United States, more than 1/3 of adults 65 and older fall each year. About 5.8 million people in this age group fell at least once during a recent 3-month period. Besides injuries caused by elderly falls, the simple fear of falling can impact the lives of seniors by causing a reduction in their level of activity.

  • The statistics say it all. In the United States, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the fall rate for adults 65 and older is one out of every three. The results can be serious – from minor bruises to hip fractures to trauma to the head.