The ages old solutions to cope with falling and imbalance are the cane and the traditional walker. Both are signs of old age, weakness and dependence. Their use has negative effects on self-confidence and self-image. Using these aids upsets the feeling of well-being and reduces quality of life. As a result, many individuals who need assistive aids do not use them, putting themselves at risk of falling.

There is a need for a reliable solution that enables the elderly to retain their dignity and stay safe

man with a cane
woman with a walker