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Inspired Ways to Celebrate International Day of Older Persons 

PMC  October 15, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

October 1st marks the observance of International Day of Older Persons, which is the perfect time to reach out and give to a senior that you know or care for. Since freedom and autonomy impact quality of life, consider mobility aids and solutions for those struggling with physical limitations or disabilities.

How Impaired Mobility Impacts Mental Health 

PMC  October 8, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Impairments in mobility have a direct and significant impact on mental health and wellbeing. In fact, issues surrounding mobility and autonomy for seniors can play a role in life quality and longevity. Consider this during Mental Health Awareness Month in May; reflect, learn, and share insights and information that may help those struggling with mental health decline.

Mobility Aids May Improve the Outcome After Critical Care 

PMC  October 1, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Mobility aids may improve outcomes following critical care for illness or injury, as they may provide the level of therapeutic support and rehabilitative stability that makes mobility feasible. Getting up is vital to recovery; mobility aids may help particularly when it comes to aging in place.

Should you plan-ahead for mobility issues?

PMC  September 24, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Thinking about the future and planning to age-in-place can be complicated; for instance, should you plan-ahead for mobility issues? Depending on current health challenges, this is not an unwise strategy. Autonomy and independence are compromised when health deteriorates, or injuries arise.

Simple Tasks become more difficult when living with mobility issues

PMC  September 17, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

There is no disputing it: simple tasks become more difficult when living with mobility issues. The good news is that for every challenge and task, there is a solution and mobility aid that can make life easier. Additionally, these devices and aids contribute to autonomy by preventing accessibility hurdles and keeping the home environment safer.

What to do with Mobility aids and Stairlifts when you no longer need them

PMC  September 10, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

So, what to do with mobility aids and stairlifts when you no longer need them? Well, the answer depends on a few factors, including what it is, where you bought it, and how old it is. Consider also the many ways that you can recycle and repurpose your stairlifts and mobility aids; contact your mobility retailer to learn more.

Finding a Mobility Retailer you Can Trust

PMC  September 3, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Do you know how to find a mobility retailer that you can trust? It isn’t always easy; look for a company with an established reputation in the region that you live for satisfying customers with mobility needs. Some other things to look for are relatable sales staff, problem-solvers, and service after the sale, if you want optimal satisfaction with your mobility equipment and aids.

Stairlift not working? Here’s a few common issues that could be the cause

PMC  August 27, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

There are a few common issues that could be the cause behind a stairlift failing to work properly. If you experience issues with your stairlift not working, consider these culprits and consult with your mobility aid retailer to schedule service for your equipment.

Mobility Aids may be a detriment if not used Properly

PMC  August 20, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Are you using your mobility aid properly? If not, mobility aids may be a detriment or contribute to accidents, incidents, and injuries. Use tips from industry professionals to prevent these situations through proper use and safety surrounding mobility aids of all kinds.

Helping your Senior Loved One Properly Use their Walker or Cane

PMC  August 13, 2019    pmc  Jeff Conner

Help your senior loved one properly use their mobility walker or cane to reduce the risk of fall and increase autonomy. Often times, issues using these aids is related to gait problems or user error. Talk to a qualified mobility aid retailer to learn more today.