Mobility & Movement

Women hugging. Wheelchair.

Will Medicare Cover My Motorized Scooter?

Posted by Lauren Caggiano on Tue May 16 2023

As we age, getting around may become a bit harder as our mobility decreases. The good news is that older adults with mobility issues may qualify for a motorized scooter if they meet the right requirements set by the government. Here, we explore the rules and how to purchase a scooter that Medicare covers. Read More

Women hugging. Wheelchair.

Simple Tips to Make a Wheelchair More Comfortable

Posted by Chad Birt on Mon May 22 2023

Wheelchairs are one of the most important mobility devices ever invented, but they aren’t always associated with comfort. Using a wheelchair for extended periods may increase the risk of pressure ulcers, joint pain, and skin breakdown. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to prevent these problems and make your or your loved one’s wheelchair more comfortable.Read More

Man with woman sitting in wheelchair

Patient Lifts: Lightening the Load for Caregivers

Posted by Lauren Caggiano on Wed May 24 2023

Caring for a family member with limited mobility is a reality for many caregivers. People with limited mobility often need help to move in and out of bed and around the house and might not be able to perform instrumental activities of daily living on their own. Read More

Couple in their home.

How to Choose a Stair Rail for Limited Mobility

Posted by Chad Birt on Tue May 16 2023

Despite the challenges of getting older, most Americans say they want to age in place. AARP’s Home and Community Preferences Survey found that 77% of people 50 and older “want to remain in their homes for the long term.” Read More