Supportive and Fashionable Shoes: Opportunity?

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An adult daughter Explorer seeks a special type of shoe on behalf of her mother, who wants a sturdy shoe to prevent falling but at the same time is good looking. Members ask questions to better understand the problem, and offer solutions. 

Discussion suggests that there are design opportunities in footwear for older adults, as well as retail shops where specialty shoes may be found.

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from the Commonwealth Club circle discussion March 13th, 2017.


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Key words: 
Shoes, gait and balance, Peripheral neuropathy