Independent Living & Mobility
Independent Living & Mobility
Independent Living & Mobility
Independent Living & Mobility
 
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Active Seniors enjoying themselves

Don't give up on your mobility & independence just because it is more difficult than it used to be!

Mobility is a relative condition. If you are elderly and confined to a bed, you are well aware that it's almost a vacation to be able to get up and move around the house or apartment by yourself. Make some breakfast or coffee without the assistance of your spouse or caregiver? Yes, you would love to do it. If you're not bed-ridden but do find yourself spending most of your days indoors, mobility means going out of the house on one's own or with assistance, to the library, local senior citizens clunb, supermarket, theater, or over to see the grandkids.
In days past, people who had
arthritis, injuries, or any condition that limited their mobility just had to deal with it. No longer. With great new smart mobility aids, you can get around, up, down, in, and out--as well as anyone else!

To buy equipment on line please visit www.myrehabstore.com.au
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Your willingness to try new things is crucial to remaining mobile

The first step in achieving greater mobility involves simply discovering what is available to help with your specific problem or needs. This could be simply getting out of your bed, moving around the house, boiling the kettle or something more ambitious like a trip to the shops. First things first. Check out the Independent Living & Mobility web site and browse the different products and aids available to help - there are literally hundreds of them!
There are several different classes and types of of mobility aids to assist, for example:
Lift chairs, mobility scooters, wheeled walkers, walking sticks, eating aids, assistance with toileting or showering issues. 

To buy equipment on line please visit www.myrehabstore.com.au
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Keep Fit Enthusiasts
Lift & Recline Chair

Now there's no need to ask for help when you need it.

One mobility problem to be addressed by the elderly person is the difficulty of trying to get up from their chair or the couch. The sofa or chair can be a welcome respite from pain and discomfort associated with walking and moving. However, should you attempt to move off the sofa or chair, it suddenly feels like you're being gripped by a giant hand. Furniture always seems too low, too unstable. electric lift and recline chairs stand you up with no effort, and enable you to recline easily.


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Mobility Scooters


Once out of the house, getting into and out of the car can be made easier by assistive devices for the elderly such as the handy bar Ever noticed just how low car seats are? And just at the point when you need something to grip, there isn't anything. Manufacturers of mobility aids for the elderly know your plight, and have designed mobility aids just for the car
For true independence why not consider an electric mobility scooter

Tips for riding motorised mobility scooters or electric wheelchairs on footpaths:

  • Watch out for cars turning into or reversing out of driveways
  • When travelling in congested areas, use as slow speed as possible to ensure the safety of yourself and other pedestrians
  • Do not assume that other pedestrians have heard your approach or are aware of your presence on the footpath
  • Never assume that motorists have seen you and will give way
  • Use pedestrian crossings or cross at areas of high visibility
  • click here to download a mobility scooter guide
    Never too old for a race!
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    To buy equipment on line please visit www.myrehabstore.com.au

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