Thursday, April 18, 2013

Mobility Scooters Provide Independence for Seniors

Seniors make up the largest percent of the U.S. population. Every day, more than 10,000 baby boomers turn 65. With increasing age comes more health problems and the inability for seniors to live on their own. Many elderly adults are finding it hard to perform day-to-day tasks, forcing them to move into assisted-living facilities and yearning for ways to remain independent.

With independence comes freedom. But how can a senior gain this freedom they yearn for? The answer is simple. Purchase a mobility scooter.

Investing in a mobility scooter will make life easier for the elderly and disabled. It will also make things easier for the assisted-living staff. Seniors will not have to rely on family, friends or the assisted-living staff to care for them 24/7. They will have a new found independence and be able to be more active.

For instance, seniors will be able to go grocery shopping on their own. They will also be able to go outdoors and go for walks with family and friends without becoming exhausted or fatigued.

Prevent Falls
Mobility scooters are also a great way to prevent falls. By using the scooters both indoors and outdoors, seniors can move around without the risk of falling and injuring themselves.

Injury/Illness Recovery
If a person is recovering from an injury or an illness, a mobility scooter is an ideal way for the person to get around. It would prevent them from being confined to the house and feeling trapped.

If you believe mobility scooters would benefit you or a loved one, there are many models available. Do some research and figure out what would best fit your needs. Remember to ask for a free consultation to discuss options and find the product that is right for you.

For questions about mobility scooters, contact Miller Mobility Products at: Waukesha: 262-549-4900 | Mequon: 262-240-9811. Or visit our web site:

1 comment:

  1. Very true, Independence is one thing that everyone longs for. Not just for senior citizens but also for handicapped these are of great help. The mobility products for handicapped as well as senior citizen are now easily available.