A member asked:

Why wont people use walkers or canes when they need them, my neighbor holds on to my other neighbor instead of using them, id be glad to buy them one.

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Dr. Richard Bensinger answered

Specializes in Ophthalmology

Denial: No one wants to look publicly disabled and using a walker or cane is an open admission of disability. Some some who could benefit from these aids will put them off as long as possible.

Answered 4/4/2018

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