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From statistics, 1/3 of those over the age of 65 fall each year. What's alarming is that 47% of those that fall are UNINJURED but cannot get back up on their feet. They need assistance from a caregiver in order to be able to stand, etc. However, this promotes an even greater challenge as lifting the person could result in injury to the caregiver or vice versa. A company in the UK has been very successful with their lifting cushion products that can lift someone that is uninjured from the floor and position them in a seated position. Their products are making their way to the US and Canada, so hopefully those with loved ones that fall can benefit from these type of products which also allow the fallen person to be lifted in a dignified manner instead of being intimidated from the use of a large mechanical type lift.