Prevention

How to Prevent Mobility Problems

With old age come a lot of health problems. Among the scariest of them is the fact that our mobility decreases, and we start having trouble with walking from one place to another without the help of others. Without help and support, we might fall and do serious damage to our bones. Therefore, in order to prevent mobility impairment and injuries, you have to protect yourself from falling. Fortunately, there are safety measures that you can take to prevent this from happening, and in the following lines, we will show you exactly what you need and what you must do.

Use the Drive Medical BLS18FBD-SF wheelchair to get around the house

To prevent falling and hurting yourself when you walk around the house, you need the Drive Medical BLS19FBD-SF wheelchair. It comes at the reasonable price of around $110. You can use it both indoors and outdoors. With it, you will safely and comfortably go from one room to another. It’s extremely durable. It folds for convenient storage and transport. The carry pouch that the wheelchair features on its back allows you to store various items in it. In addition, it features padded desk length arms that help you approach tables and desks. Also, these arms make it easy for you to enter and exit the wheelchair.

Go out on shopping trips and to the park with the Drive Medical Red Bobcat X4 mobility scooter

When you start having mobility issues, it’s not safe to go out shopping or to take walks in the park without support. But with the help of the Drive Medical Red Bobcat X4 mobility scooter, you can regain your independence and do all the things you used to do before on your own, without being in danger of falling and injuring yourself. This mobility scooter comes at the price of around $600. It’s a 4-wheel model that offers increased maneuverability. The flip-up armrests that it features ensure maximum comfort and convenience. It can reach a maximum speed of 4 MPH. It features a front basket in which you can store the items that you buy when you go shopping. In addition, it features anti-tip wheels for increased safety.

Safely get from one floor to another with the help of the Jameson Legacy Elegance stair lift

Of course, you have to fix the problem of going up and down the stairs on your own without putting yourself in danger as well. For this, you must install the Jameson Legacy Elegance stair lift. To purchase it, you will have to spend $3500. The high back seat of the stair lift provides optimal back support and maximum comfort. It comes with a seat belt that you must wear in order to secure yourself to the chair and prevent any accidents from happening. It’s battery operated. Therefore, the stair lift will continue to work even when a power outage will occur. In addition, it conveniently folds about 11 inches from the wall to leave enough room for others to use the stairway.