Did you know that falling is the top reason for ambulance and hospitalization for aging adults? Doing what you can to help protect Mom and Dad from falls can go a long way to help care for them long-term. Some may not realize just how serious the risk of falling is, but 1 in 3 aging adults over the age of 65 fall each year.
Bringing a dog when you go camping or hiking offers protection and companionship. It’s not something to jump into, however. There are certain breeds with limitless energy that make ideal hiking companions. Some, like the husky, tend overheat in hot weather, so they’re not a good choice. Here are seven dogs that experienced hikers feel are the best choices for outdoor adventures.