Helping Senior Loved Ones Cope With Mobility Issues

Good Living Longer


As our senior loved ones age, they may encounter mobility issues due to a variety of medical conditions, such as osteoporosis or arthritis.  Fortunately, problems with mobility can be addressed through a variety of assistive devices and mobility products.  These range from a simple cane or walker to a scooter. 

The first step to helping your senior loved one with mobility issues is to investigate the wide variety of devices available.  A quick internet search or phone call to a medical supply company can provide this information.

Once you have determined the type of mobility product needed, a medical supply company can walk you through the options that will best fit your senior loved one.  They often deliver the product, if necessary. 

Medicare will usually cover approximately 80% of the cost for a mobility device with a doctor’s approval.  Be sure to check with your doctor’s office and Medicare before…

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